“The bottom line is I am hopeful,” Obama said. “What gives me hope is a deeper shift that we’re seeing, that’s a transformation, not only in our laws, but in our hearts and minds too. Progress led not by Washington, but by ordinary citizens, propelled not by policy, but by love and friendship and sense of mutual regard and mutual respect. It's playing out in legislatures like New York," the president said, as he was interrupted by applause from the audience. "It's playing out in the ballot box, as people argue and debate over how to bring about the changes where we are creating a more perfect union." MORE...Howie P.S.: Is this textbook "dog whistle"? And OT?: Mark Halperin calls Obama 'a dick' on live television. You can't make this shit up.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
"President Obama: 'I've Met My Commitments to the LGBT Community'"
Jake Tapper (ABC News):