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  •  It would be awesome if POTUS could say "I do" like (5+ / 0-)

    right now. god knows he is already being "accused" of supporting same-sex marriage by wingnuts like Graham. I think he is likely to say "I do" after re election. He will be the first president to say that.

    •  He will also be the first President who was (1+ / 0-)
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      liberaldemdave

      actually President when a majority of Americans supported marriage equality. Coincidence? While I welcome, and eagerly anticipate, President Obama evolving on this issue, it has always been a politcal calculation. If he were standing on principle as a Constitutional scholar with the Equal protection Clause of the 14th Amendment in mind, he would already be there.

      •  Ofcourse it has been a political calculation. He (2+ / 0-)
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        used to support marriage equality when he was a senator. Changed his mind when he was running for president. Will change his mind again after re-elected and not worrying about re-election. He is not perfect on this issue. He still happens to be  the most pro gay president I have seen.

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