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Biden blamed ? Politics drove Obama's 'Timing" on gay marriage ?

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posted on May, 10 2012 @ 12:13 AM
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Biden blamed; politics drove timing
Politico -- By GLENN THRUSH and CARRIE BUDOFF BROWN | 5/9/12 9:12 PM EDT

This Politico article sheds questions on Obama's sincerity ...

Would he have affirmed his support if Joe Biden had not "talked" ?



Joe Biden just might go down in history as the guy who forced Barack Obama to publicly announce his private support for gay marriage.

But the vice president is no hero in the West Wing, and administration officials are struggling to cast Obama’s truly historic — and risky — announcement as something more than an election-year shotgun wedding.




Senior administration officials admit that Biden’s comment was, indeed, the catalyst for Obama to make his historic announcement weeks earlier than planned.



Did Biden Really Know ahead of time and simply "Let the Cat out of the Bag" ?
OR, did the White House have no "plan" at all to affirm and make a hasty "decision" to come out with the statement ?


As usual, we may never know for sure ... it will remain a mystery forever !



But Biden’s remarks on “Meet the Press” deeply annoyed Obama’s team, people close to the situation tell POLITICO, because it aggrandized his role at the expense of Obama’s yeoman efforts on behalf of the community and pushed up the timing of a sensitive announcement they had hoped to break — at a time and place of their own choosing — in the weeks leading up to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this fall.
Hmmm... "people close to the situation" ?



Nor did it tickle anyone, from Obama on down, that Biden — who backed the Defense of Marriage Act while serving in the Senate in the 1990s — seemed to be getting more credit in the LGBT community than a president who has actually taken steps to repeal the Clinton-era law that defined marriage as something that could only take place between a man and a woman.




posted on May, 10 2012 @ 12:18 AM
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to this i say...
...duh.
i mean its not obvious?
reminder: i support neither canidate.



posted on May, 10 2012 @ 12:26 AM
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It's no secret Biden has been pushed out of the in club at the White House. I wouldn't be surprised if Biden has more hot comments escaping from his mouth in the coming months....

Biden doesn't take being pushed out well does he.....


Des



posted on May, 10 2012 @ 01:50 AM
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I've respected Biden in the past when listening to some talks regarding foreign policy and intelligence. He is a smart man.... but he also is soooooo famous for putting his foot in his mouth!!!!!! Yeah, I could easily believe he said something he shouldn't have, at least as far as political timing. It's obviously a divisive subject and not necessarily desired at this point.



posted on May, 10 2012 @ 06:59 AM
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If you're right, this will be the first time in history that a presidential candidate has employed political maneuvering! Let's call somebody! He should be arrested immediately!



I don't think you're right. I think the GOP in North Carolina broached the subject this time by changing their Constitution. Do you think Biden and Obama arranged that, too?
Man! They are GOOD!



posted on May, 10 2012 @ 07:33 PM
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Joe Biden got his answer
just before Mothers day nation asks,
Do you support Mothers or Gays, which is more important.
President responds with,
Gay is more important then Mothers,
before Mothers day.
Gays celebrate nation wide, while ignoring the fact of,
without mothers they would have never been born.
I guess future porn will be test tubes having orgasms!




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