Alan Markow grew up in segregated Virginia in the 1950’s and views the dinosaurs in North Carolina as on the wrong side of history, just like the segregationists were.
Even the state House Speaker – who backed the anti-gay marriage position – acknowledged that it is “a generational issue…. I think it will be repealed within 20 years.”
Hence the success of this effort will prove the ultimate embarrassment in future years. People should remember the South’s Jim Crow past as they contemplate its intolerant present.
As for Obama suddenly championing gay marriage, Doug Henwood snarkily noted on Facebook that this conversion may me due to 1 out of 6 of Obama’s moneyraisers being gay.
So not all that long ago, Obama was against same-sex marriage because Jesus told him so. Now he’s for it, and he credits Jesus. I guess Jesus is evolving too. That, plus reportedly 1 in 6 of Obama’s bundlers is gay.