Until yesterday this failed president was ‘backwards’ on gay marriage since he had the same position as Mitt Romney. Now that he decided he needed his big bucks gay bundlers, somehow Romney’s got a problem.
President Barack Obama‘s campaign moved quickly Thursday to capitalize on his newly announced support for gay marriage, releasing an Internet video that calls his Republican challenger backward on the highly divisive social issue.
Obama broke from his long-claimed indecision on the issue to express outright support for the right of homosexual couples to marry. He spoke during an ABC television interview Wednesday.
On Thursday morning, his campaign released an Internet video titled “Mitt Romney: Backwards on Equality.”
It opens with Obama saying same-sex couples should have the right to marry, then shows a clip of Romney saying Wednesday that he opposes gay marriage and favors rolling back some rights for same-sex couples.
The video also seeks to portray Romney as out of touch with the majority of Americans, saying even former Republican President George W. Bush supported civil unions, a step short of marriage.
Amazing. After three-plus years of blaming Bush, now they’re using him to score cheap political points.