If Obama wins in 2012, he will support gay marriage the day after

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    The good politics of gay marriage - The Washington Post

    But he'd still be a coward. Why not support it now before he wins reelection? Because he's afraid he'd alienate some of his black supporters who are OVERWHELMINGLY against gay marriage. So he's picking votes over equality and you still love Obama no matter what?
     
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    He's being a smart politician. Win the election, then we can move forward on equality. Makes perfect sense to me.
     
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    By using deceit and flip flopping? I guess having principles isn't important, eh?
     
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    marxism is what you people are doing. Gay people should keep it out of sight and out of mind. Sad, what these assholes are doing to this nation.
     
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    But why not stand on principle?

    If he really thinks this is such an important human rights issue, then why not make that a campaign plank?

    Not, "Let's hope the courts sneak this through the back door when no one is looking"...

    Did I just say, "back door"? I guess I did. :badgrin:
     
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    Where is the deceit or flip flopping? President Obama has been saying, for quite some time, that his position on marriage equality is evolving. I can accept that.

    Marriage equality isn't a topic that needs to be front and center at the moment. Obama needs to win first and the right is already trying to drag out their tired old "bash the gays" rhetoric.

    The Obama administration has been the most "gay friendly" administration we've ever had.
     
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    This is a uniquely western liberal thing. Marxists int he soviet union persecuted gays really badly
     
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    Oh and it's coincidental that his evolution on gay marriage will be complete just as he wins reelection?H ow coincidental! Gee it probably has nothing to do with fear of alienating black voters. Just a coincidence!
     
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    Because he has to win first.

    It's not like the administration is being silent about its support of ending DOMA or of gay rights in general.

    Besides, we're still a year out from election day...a lot can happen in that time, including the President coming out and proclaiming his support for marriage equality.

    You know...he might even be telling the truth, that it is his religion that is preventing him from full on support of marriage equality.
     
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    Really? Didn't we hear this same promise during his last campaign?
     

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