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Thursday, October 25, 2012

President Obama Says Approve R-74

Posted by on Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 12:05 PM

A statement just now from Paul Bell, the Washington Press Secretary for Obama for America:

While the president does not weigh in on every single ballot measure in every state, the president believes in treating everyone fairly and equally, with dignity and respect. Washington’s same-sex marriage law would treat all Washington couples equally, and that is why the President supports a vote to approve Referendum 74.


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yelahneb 1
Posted by yelahneb on October 25, 2012 at 12:22 PM · Report this
Excellent news! It should help give a boost at a time when it's needed. Similarly, when will Obama come out and endorse Jay Inslee? That would be pretty helpful right about now.
Posted by junipero on October 25, 2012 at 12:25 PM · Report this
Cue the Romney-bots' "Bu - but, Obama was agin' teh Gay Marriage before he wuz afer' it!" 3...2...1...
Posted by COMTE on October 25, 2012 at 12:31 PM · Report this
Posted by checkavailability on October 25, 2012 at 12:36 PM · Report this
@4 thanks for the reminder (and curse my failing memory). Is the Inslee campaign touting this in any of their ads right now? Could go a long way to helping shore things up with women, Dems, independents.
Posted by junipero on October 25, 2012 at 12:46 PM · Report this

Of, course, as a Referendum, it does not matter what an Executive thinks.

Their job is to enforce, not make, the law.
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on October 25, 2012 at 12:49 PM · Report this
pfffter 7
@6 Thanks so much for that unnecessary civics lesson. Are you really this obtuse or just pretending to be?
Posted by pfffter on October 25, 2012 at 12:54 PM · Report this
@5 It's prominently featured on his website...

Just go to and then click on news, then click on "articles", then scroll down and click on archives, and then click on the article!
Posted by checkavailability on October 25, 2012 at 12:56 PM · Report this
MacCrocodile 9
@6 - Thanks for the civics lesson, Rainman. I literally didn't know what a referendum was or what "endorse" means.
Posted by MacCrocodile on October 25, 2012 at 12:59 PM · Report this
RainMan 10
@9: Leave me out of this.
Posted by RainMan on October 25, 2012 at 1:22 PM · Report this
MacCrocodile 11
@10 - No you shut up.
Posted by MacCrocodile on October 25, 2012 at 1:24 PM · Report this
Sargon Bighorn 12
No YOU shut up. This is fun.
Posted by Sargon Bighorn on October 25, 2012 at 1:27 PM · Report this

just, wow.

break out the bubbly and reserve that reception hall!
Posted by uwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! on October 25, 2012 at 1:37 PM · Report this
Everyone telling others to shut up needs to shut up.
Posted by butterw on October 25, 2012 at 2:48 PM · Report this
Posted by venomlash on October 25, 2012 at 2:49 PM · Report this

The Ferocious Fierceness of Obama's Advocacy is painful....
Posted by Nuclear Blast Shield...down! on October 25, 2012 at 5:09 PM · Report this
Pridge Wessea 17
@6: 2/10 because bully pulpit.
Posted by Pridge Wessea on October 25, 2012 at 7:13 PM · Report this
I have friends who are part of the BGLQT Community (which is Earth-girdling),so of course I will vote for it,but not because Shrubama says so!(I'll be voting for Jerry White as a wrtie-in candidate for the Socialist Workers' Parrty !------> )
Posted by 5th Columnist on October 28, 2012 at 8:56 AM · Report this

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