Hillsborough Republicans Cry Foul on Obama's Same-Sex Marriage Stance
Brandon Patch - almost 6 years
Hillsborough Republicans are calling President Obama's comments May 9 concerning legalizing same-sex marriage a ploy to garner votes this fall.
In a television interview May 9, Obama publicly endorsed making same-sex marriage legal.
The interview with ABC's Robin Roberts was broadcast yesterday afternoon.
“I’ve just concluded that for me, personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married,” Obama said to Roberts.
Obama's remarks prompted an online reaction from the Hillsborough County Republican Party.
“We understand that everything Mr. Obama is doing at this point, including his speeches, appearances and endorsements, is a part of a calculated and timed strategy to enhance his re-election campaign,” said Art Wood, chairman of the Hillsborough County Republican Party. “We think the issues of rising gas prices, a sluggish housing system and down-economy are all issues affecting Americans deeply and ...
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