Obama, Gay Marriage, And Historical Inevitability

05/14/2012 01:11 pm ET
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One day, not long from now, it will be hard to remember what worried people so much about gay and lesbian couples committing themselves to marriage. And, when that day comes, President Obama’s remarks last week about how, “personally,” it was “important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married” will seem mild and obvious

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