• WATCH: Obama and Hillary Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ HYPOCRISY in 30 Seconds

    Politicians flipflop all the time. Sure.

    But liberals in and outside of the media bubble should really stop celebrating Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as if they have long led the charge for “marriage equality.”

    It was Hillary Clinton’s husband, Bill, who signed the Defense of Marriage Act into law. Hillary sat by, said and did nothing, as her husband solidified federal support for traditional marriage.

    To be clear, here’s the devastating truth about Hillary Clinton’s support for traditional marriage from Jim Kuhnhenn and Lisa Lerer writing for the Associated Press:

    But like Obama, such expressions of support mark a remarkable shift for Clinton, who opposed gay marriage for more than two decades as a first lady, a U.S. senator and a presidential candidate. Just three months ago, Clinton’s position was that while she personally supported gay marriage the issue was best left for individual states to decide — a policy stance held by most of the Republican presidential field.

    “I believe that marriage is not just a bond but a sacred bond between a man and a woman,” Hillary Clinton said in 2004 arguing then that traditional marriage is a “bedrock principle” of America.

    Hillary’s marriage hypocrisy is bad. But it’s matched only by Barack Obama’s equally shameful flip-flopping on the issue.

    More from the AP:

    Obama has carefully staked out his position on same-sex marriage throughout his political career. During his 1996 Illinois state Senate race, he replied to a questionnaire from a gay newspaper in Chicago: “I favor legalizing same-sex marriages, and would fight efforts to prohibit such marriages.” Two years later, he declared himself undecided.

    By 2004, as he ran for the U.S. Senate, he said he opposed gay marriage for politically strategic reasons, saying Republicans would exploit the issue, and he advocated instead for gay civil unions. In his 2006 book, “The Audacity of Hope,” he cited his own faith as a reason to oppose same-sex marriage, though he also wondered whether “in years hence I may be seen as someone who was on the wrong side of history.”

    He came out firmly for same-sex marriage in 2012 and called for it in his second inaugural address. But earlier this year, his former top strategist, David Axelrod, wrote that Obama had feigned opposition to gay marriage for most of his political career, grudgingly taking Axelrod’s advice that African-American religious leaders and others would oppose him if he let it be known he supported gay marriage.

    So, Barack Obama was for same-sex marriage (in 1996) before he was against it (1997-2011) and then for it again (2012-????).

    The 30-second clip above is a great illustrator of how ridiculous celebrating Obama and Hillary as two same-sex marriage soldiers really is.

    Obama will never be on the ballot again and is thus a spineless backbencher agreeing with poll numbers. Hillary is compromising her own long-held belief that traditional marriage is the only marriage and is simply riding the public opinion wave as well.

    There are heroes who’ve fought long and hard for same-sex marriage in America. Obama and Hillary Clinton are not those heroes.

    Jerome Hudson

    Managing Editor

    Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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