Obama Interview On LGBT Issues
Barack Obama gave an interview to the Advocate about his positions on gay issues. This leapt out at me:
“So I actually have been much more vocal on gay issues to general audiences than any other presidential candidate probably in history.’’
That strikes me about as credible as his comment about his record on anti-semitism:
And nobody has spoken out more fiercely on the issue of anti- Semitism than I have."
I'd call it hyperbole, except his exaggerations are not intentional. He seems to really believe it.
Also, over and over again, on issues that matter to progressives, Obama talks about how fighting for change must be viewed in terms of whether it's worth it to expend political capital to effect it: [More...]
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