President Obama Has Evolved
May 10, 2012 2 Comments
You know, I wish I could say that I’m happy, or excited, or even relieved. When I heard the news, my reaction was basically “Really? Finally. Now, where’s my kindle?”
I am glad he’s come out in support of equality. It does make me happy for my LGBT friends, loved ones, and allies.
It doesn’t ring hollow to me, as it has for some. I don’t believe this will negatively affect his reelection chances. Nor does it strike me as a political gambit, as it has for some.
I just feel as if he should have done this years ago. At the very least, he should have done this before North Carolina voted on Amendment One.
So, President Obama is in favor of marriage equality for LGBT Americans. Good. Now let’s get to work.