President Obama’s stance on so called same-sex “marriage” (SSM) has finally “evolved”…not really. He held the same stance in support of SSM in 1996 when he was running for the U.S. Senate. As part of his political strategy during his presidential bid and after the election, he rolled back his view in order to appeal to a broader base and slowly rolled back up to his actual view. Now that he is going to be running against a candidate who for all intents and purposes is exactly like himself (other than skin color) he had to find a way to make himself different. The President chose gay “marriage”.
It is a political strategy that he will use once the campaigns get into full swing. It can be the only logical reason for him to make the announcement in an ABC interview that he supported SSM. He already has the LGBT vote anyway. He really didn’t need to pander to that base to gain their votes. So now, when the mainstream media (MSM) and its masters on the liberal left are painting Mitt Romney as a “hateful, homophobic bigot” for supporting traditional marriage, that wide brush will not fall upon Obama as well.
Polls reported by the MSM trumpet to the masses how the majority of Americans approve of SSM. The reality in the voting booths consistently shows otherwise as North Carolina became the 30th state to adopt a constitutional amendment by popular vote to define marriage as between one man and one woman. This is why I put no stock in polls. They’re usually wrong. If anything, the polls are more indicative of the fact that more people are recognizing that LGBT persons are human beings and are entitled to the same level of compassion and dignity as anyone else. That they should be allowed to provide for whomever they wish under the law. But they still recognize that same-sex relationships or civil unions are not the same as, nor equal to marriage.
Marriage has suffered great degradation in the last half-century. First contraception led to “children not needed” mentality toward sex. Roe v. Wade gave us “consequence-free sex”, then we got no-fault divorce which said “marriage is no longer un-dissolvable without reason” and finally co-habitation told us “marriage is not necessary at all”. Now that the institution of marriage has been left tattered by the forces of liberalism, they want to put the final nail in the coffin by redefining it completely to strip it of its purpose, which was to provide a solid, loving and stable foundation for the furtherance of society by the procreation and raising of children to be future productive citizens. Instead they want to redefine it as being “two people in love”.
Just as for centuries man believed the world was flat, it was actually round, and just as a populace can “evolve” its view and declare that the world is square, it does not change the fact that the world is round. That is what we call absolute truth. No matter what our belief of something is, the truth remains unchanged in spite of our views of that truth. Society can likewise state that marriage is between two men or two women or one man and five women or one man and his dog. It does not change the absolute truth that marriage is a joining of one man and one woman in order to create, nurture and raise a new, distinctly unique being, a child.