I hate to say it but I thought the same exact thing. I mean I like to give him the benefit of the doubt and believe after discussions with family and friends..his mind had changed.
Originally Posted by *Marah*
I can't imagine he was against gay marriage to begin with. He just does what's politically expedient. And since the GOP has been taken over by the far right, I can accept political expedience if it keeps the extremists in check.
Originally Posted by Eilonwy
Well imagine it..

I always got the impression that he thought marriage was between a man and a woman because of his religious beliefs.. he was always for civil unions for gays though... I distinctly remember him saying as much as well as saying some years back that he needed to do more "research" on the issue...

So for all intents and purposes...he certainly wasn't absolutely for it...

Barack Obama - Gay Marriage