I have to tell you that over the course of several years as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors when I think about members of my own staff who are in incredibly committed monogamous relationships, same-sex relationships, who are raising kids together, when I think about those soldiers or airmen or marines or sailors who are out there fighting on my behalf and yet feel constrained, even now that Don't Ask Don't Tell is gone, because they are not able to commit themselves in a marriage, at a certain point I've just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to get married.Blub forever.
I mean, I don't want to give too many cookies for saying what is self-evidently the most obvious statement of basic decency, but holy shit the US president just came out in favor of same-sex marriage, y'all!
Good. Now we demand action.
Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you.
UPDATE: Here's the video...