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February 10, 2015

Obama Lied About His Position on Gay Marriage, David Axelrod Reveals


From Time, revealing something Axelrod will reveal in his upcoming book.

"I'm just not very good at bullshitting," Obama told Axelrod, after an event where he stated his opposition to same-sex marriage, according to the book.

Axelrod writes that he knew Obama was in favor of same-sex marriages during the first presidential campaign, even Obama publicly said he only supported civil unions, not full marriages. Axelrod also admits to counseling Obama to conceal that position for political reasons. "Opposition to gay marriage was particularly strong in the black church, and as he ran for higher office, he grudgingly accepted the counsel of more pragmatic folks like me, and modified his position to support civil unions rather than marriage, which he would term a 'sacred union,'" Axelrod writes.


As a state senate candidate in 1996, Obama filled out a questionnaire saying "I favor legalizing same-sex marriages, and would fight efforts to prohibit such marriages." But 12 years later as a candidate for president, Obama told Rick Warren's Saddleback Church that marriage could only extend to heterosexual couples. "I believe that marriage is the union between a man and a woman," Obama said at the time. "Now, for me as a Christian -- for me -- for me as a Christian, it is also a sacred union. God's in the mix."

Asked about the revelation that the president of the United states has been again revealed to have lied to the American public fulsomely about a major point of public policy debate, Josh Earnest says he will not "quibble" with Axelrod's take -- that is, that yes, Obama lied, obviously.

As Obama lies about most things.

As he's lying today, as it turns out, as he pretends now that he did not intend a Bullworthian #TruthBomb on whether or not global warming is more dangerous than terrorism.

The president is a HuffPo Super-User. He believes All the Things that your standard idiot believes.

He is an arrogant c**t, and he would like to tell the world what he believes.

He sometimes does.

There's just one problem: He's both a coward and an inveterate liar. So everytime he drops a would-be #Truthbomb on us, the coward then sends out his minions to lie on his behalf and say he didn't mean what he obviously meant.

I mean, i guess we should take him at his word. I mean, he wouldn't lie, for example, about opposing gay marriage, then "evolving" on it, or about whether you could keep your doctor if you like your doctor.

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