5 Things: Thoughts on Obama’s Same-Sex Marriage Evolution

by dre of onustees.com on 10 May 2012

“…see what had happened was…”

May 9th , 2012… Barack Obama stepped up to the plate and did what he’s done repeatedly during his 1st term as President of the United States… Shifted the course of a nation and put forth an ideal that has long been push aside… an endorsement for same-sex marriage.

Here are my 5 thoughts on his recent declaration…

  1. If true… I’m surprised that he recently came to this belief… I assumed a man with his background and make-up would be on the forefront of this debate… and his silence was due to playing the political game… Yesterday on Facebook, I posted: “I applaud Barack for his statement on same-sex marriage… but the REAL statement should have been… “Of course I’m cool with gay marriage… but dammit, I got a good thing going here at 1600… I couldn’t just come out with it, I’m trying to get 4 more years… they clockin’ me, pimpin.””
  2. St. Barry, has a nice ring to it… another post made yesterday on Facebook: “…once he evolves* his stance on marijuana… he just might supplant Frederick Douglass for the #1 spot as “The Baddest Man to Ever Walk the Planet”… and if he follows that up with “…now on the subject of the 40 acres and said mule…” …I will personally travel to Vatican City and submit his application for Sainthood…
  3. Joe Biden the Food Taster… when Obama picked Biden as his running mate… I thought it was a good pick because he was a familiar White guy… who’d be more confrontational than Barry… thus, making the President more appealing to majority  voters… (aka limiting the fear of the angry Black male) …but now I see the genius that is Joe Biden… he’s the food taster… the culture thermometer… the political anemometer… all the gaffes and blunders are intentional… his main purpose is to go out and warm the crowd up and report back… Sunday, when Biden stated, “I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women, and heterosexual men and women marrying another are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, all the civil liberties. And quite frankly, I don’t see much of a distinction — beyond that.” That wasn’t Biden going “Biden”… That was the Vice President doing some food-tasting… and when the backlash wasn’t fervent (or kill him…) and the GOP was too distracted to harp on the statement… It was the perfect time for the main act… Hopefully, this weekend Brother Joe goes on Face The Nation and proclaims his affinity for smoking the good stuff and rocking on.us.tees
  4. Really, at this point anyone who’s against Gay marriage… also, must admit they believe in the following… the Boogieman, the Tooth Fairy, Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, stepping on cracks will break your mother’s back, saying Candyman 5 times in a mirror will spawn a one-armed Black man to appear and that Rocky Marciano was the greatest boxer of all-time.
  5. Felt like the 1st time a President has said anything true… I’m not naive enough to believe this didn’t have any political connotations… everything he says does so… this will be a large topic in the upcoming election… however, it felt like it was an “off-the-record”… how I really feel statement… ignoring the political backlash… the #imjustsayin of Presidential opinions… (Yes, I know that is not the case… it was a calculated move to separate himself form lump lump Romney… who’s already stated he’s not budging from his anti Gay marriage stance….)

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