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92. We are thrilled. Hopefully this will lead to more progressive forms of marriage.
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  -So I was out when the news came down. Pres Obama got a special b'day gift - Prop 8 DOWN! Stinky The Clown  Aug-04-10 09:25 PM   #0 
  - My gay Daughter's ecstatic, but how is this a gift to Obama?  cherokeeprogressive   Aug-04-10 09:30 PM   #1 
  - Not a gift he wanted...  misanthrope   Aug-04-10 09:32 PM   #3 
  - +10000  Fearless   Aug-04-10 09:52 PM   #13 
  - You recall wrong.  Political Tiger   Aug-04-10 10:51 PM   #18 
  - The title was sarcastic irony  Stinky The Clown   Aug-04-10 09:35 PM   #5 
     - I'm sorry, I took your post totally wrong. Color me challenged.  cherokeeprogressive   Aug-04-10 09:42 PM   #10 
     - I am truly glad for your daughter.  Stinky The Clown   Aug-04-10 09:45 PM   #11 
     - I'm so happy for you Cherokee!  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:22 AM   #50 
     - that's a falsehood.  Whisp   Aug-05-10 02:45 AM   #68 
  - what did Obama have to do with it???  Lost4words   Aug-04-10 09:31 PM   #2 
  - Nothing  Stinky The Clown   Aug-04-10 09:36 PM   #6 
  - Gotcha, I concur!!  Lost4words   Aug-05-10 07:45 AM   #91 
  - Since it's not something he supports I doubt that he'd think of it as a "gift"  Lorien   Aug-04-10 09:36 PM   #7 
     - Obama opposed the California ban on gay marriage.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-04-10 10:07 PM   #17 
     - How fierce of him!  Touchdown   Aug-04-10 11:05 PM   #20 
     - Regardless - I'm sure he's happy about this development.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-04-10 11:17 PM   #22 
        - +1 thank you. Like you, I recall Obama opposed Prop 8. The Governator is glad it's overturned...  Hekate   Aug-04-10 11:40 PM   #23 
        - Obama's "fierce" opposition...  Luminous Animal   Aug-05-10 02:25 AM   #51 
        - Got pictures of his happiness that California gays can mock his religious values?  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 12:10 AM   #25 
           - You might want to re-write that sentence so that it makes some sense.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 12:21 AM   #27 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-05-10 12:47 AM   #31 
                 - You're a classy person...  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 01:29 AM   #35 
                    - It's not perception, and...  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 01:36 AM   #36 
                       - I don't want you to be my date...  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 01:47 AM   #37 
                          - Ok. Let's hear from the White House instead.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:02 AM   #39 
                             - Have you spoken to Obama personally about his feelings?  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:09 AM   #40 
                                - It suggests no emotion at all.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:15 AM   #44 
                                - No. You said he wasn't happy.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:16 AM   #46 
                                   - There's no evidence to suggest he is, which is your assertion..  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:26 AM   #52 
                                   - Actually, there is.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:30 AM   #54 
                                      - Your words... "I'm sure he's happy with..."  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:39 AM   #62 
                                         - No. Happy is my words...  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:44 AM   #66 
                                   - For the record, I never said he wasn't happy as you assert.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 03:54 AM   #86 
                                - Who knows whether he's happy or not?  sabrina 1   Aug-05-10 11:37 AM   #99 
     - While simultaneously opposing gay marriage itself. [n/t]  stranger81   Aug-05-10 12:07 PM   #101 
     - Obama supports the overturning of Prop 8.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-05-10 12:26 AM   #29 
        - Barack Obama Opposes Prop 8, the anti-marriage amendment Letter  SunsetDreams   Aug-05-10 01:50 AM   #38 
           - And this is what the White House said today, because he couldn't be bothered.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:10 AM   #41 
           - If he couldn't be bothered, there would have been NO statement.  SunsetDreams   Aug-05-10 02:12 AM   #42 
              - It came from a WH staffer.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:16 AM   #45 
                 - Sorry you feel let down by a WH statement  SunsetDreams   Aug-05-10 02:17 AM   #47 
                    - It's merely predictable.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:27 AM   #53 
                       - You are right.  SunsetDreams   Aug-05-10 02:36 AM   #61 
                          - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-05-10 02:45 AM   #67 
                             - Oh well  SunsetDreams   Aug-05-10 02:54 AM   #74 
           - Obama believes that marriage is between a man and a woman. He stated it over and over again...  Luminous Animal   Aug-05-10 02:30 AM   #55 
              - I know his personal beliefs  SunsetDreams   Aug-05-10 02:33 AM   #57 
  - I was thinking along the same lines  ruggerson   Aug-04-10 09:34 PM   #4 
  - Have I told you lately how much my wife and I love you?  NMMNG   Aug-04-10 09:40 PM   #8 
  - Of course!  Stinky The Clown   Aug-04-10 09:42 PM   #9 
  - Of course it is great news  WonderGrunion   Aug-04-10 09:51 PM   #12 
  - Whoa ...... okaaaaay ........  Stinky The Clown   Aug-04-10 09:52 PM   #14 
  - public option, DADT, DOMA, ENDA, cap and trade, EFCA, Arne Duncan...  LooseWilly   Aug-05-10 12:17 AM   #26 
  - You don't reckon this might have had something to do with it:  depakid   Aug-05-10 01:10 AM   #34 
  - No, it wasn't Prop. 8. It was Rick Warren.  Unvanguard   Aug-05-10 02:19 AM   #48 
  - Obama had nothing to do with it, either way  Canuckistanian   Aug-04-10 09:52 PM   #15 
  - But he was a fierce spectator.  jgraz   Aug-04-10 11:55 PM   #24 
  - lmao  Marr   Aug-05-10 12:59 AM   #33 
  - I'd say he did a lot more than most people on DU who criticize him.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:19 AM   #49 
     - He's your President, not your boyfriend!  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:30 AM   #56 
     - Who claimed he was my boyfriend?  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:57 AM   #76 
     - Oh and I wish Obama were my boyfriend!  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 03:04 AM   #79 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-05-10 03:05 AM   #80 
        - That's about what I expect from you.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 03:08 AM   #81 
     - On the contrary  POAS   Aug-05-10 07:26 AM   #89 
        - I do not agree  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 11:29 AM   #98 
     - Really. Perhaps you can enlighten us.  jgraz   Aug-05-10 11:13 AM   #96 
     - do you have survailance on "people on DU who criticize him"?  havocmom   Aug-05-10 05:46 PM   #103 
  - Hence, it's indeed a gift.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-05-10 10:29 AM   #95 
  - yes, it is.  dionysus   Aug-04-10 09:54 PM   #16 
  - I'm sure he called Rick Warren and Donnie McClurkin to celebrate.  Touchdown   Aug-04-10 11:03 PM   #19 
  - uh, obama is against gay marrige  crazyjoe   Aug-04-10 11:08 PM   #21 
  - Uh, Obama is against prop 8  HiFructosePronSyrup   Aug-05-10 12:25 AM   #28 
     - An aside pander statement 2 weeks before the election.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 12:48 AM   #32 
     - And THAT'S actually wrong, Touchdown...  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:15 AM   #43 
        - Essentially Obama supports separate and unequal.  Luminous Animal   Aug-05-10 02:33 AM   #58 
        - Right. It's something I disagree with.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:35 AM   #60 
           - Yes. He really did not have much to say during the campaign. Arnold was  Luminous Animal   Aug-05-10 02:42 AM   #64 
           - He said plenty during the campaign...  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:45 AM   #69 
              - And not much of it was helpful...He was making the fundies argument.  Luminous Animal   Aug-05-10 02:49 AM   #71 
                 - You can debate whether it was helpful or not...  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:51 AM   #72 
                    - This thread is to point out that we won DESPITE Obama's foot on our heads.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:59 AM   #77 
                       - Well good for you.  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 03:02 AM   #78 
                          - There you go again... defending your boyfriend.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 03:15 AM   #82 
                             - What is this fixation you have  POAS   Aug-05-10 07:35 AM   #90 
                                - Some people are acting like it.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 11:21 AM   #97 
           - I never made that claim. Do not put words in my mouth.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:44 AM   #65 
              - I don't put words in people's mouths...  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:49 AM   #70 
                 - He had nothing to do with it! He doesn't deserve credit for it.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:53 AM   #73 
                    - Now who's putting words into people's mouths?  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:55 AM   #75 
        - And he hasn't done SHIT since the election. Talk is cheap!  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 02:33 AM   #59 
           - It wasn't a statement you were talking about?  Drunken Irishman   Aug-05-10 02:40 AM   #63 
              - Great catch, DI. Consistency & intellectual honesty still matter, in some quarters.  Tarheel_Dem   Aug-05-10 03:19 AM   #83 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-05-10 03:30 AM   #85 
              - The only thing I heard from his mouth in 2008 about it was 2 weeks before election day.  Touchdown   Aug-05-10 03:26 AM   #84 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-05-10 08:39 AM   #93 
  - Rec'd for the delicious irony. Still 0. What else is new? n/t  Catherina   Aug-05-10 12:40 AM   #30 
  - Thanks!  Stinky The Clown   Aug-05-10 07:01 AM   #87 
     - Stunningly, laughably obvious.  Ignis   Aug-05-10 12:08 PM   #102 
  - People mistake his opposition to Prop 8 as support for gay marriage.  VMI Dem   Aug-05-10 07:04 AM   #88 
  - We are thrilled. Hopefully this will lead to more progressive forms of marriage.  Xenotime   Aug-05-10 07:59 AM   #92 
  - Yes.  DevonRex   Aug-05-10 08:39 AM   #94 
  - w00t!  Lilith Velkor   Aug-05-10 12:00 PM   #100 
  - I guess people are done stumbling through this thread, huh?  Stinky The Clown   Aug-05-10 07:23 PM   #104 
  - Unrec...nt  SidDithers   Aug-05-10 08:15 PM   #105 
  - Liddle late there, Sid  Stinky The Clown   Aug-05-10 08:18 PM   #106 
     - Better late than never, Stinky...nt  SidDithers   Aug-06-10 06:24 AM   #108 
  - But I thought he was against gay marriage? nt  asdjrocky   Aug-05-10 08:20 PM   #107 
 

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