Just like his boss, Vice President Joe Biden says his views on gay marriage are evolving. And, no gaffe: its legalization is inevitable.
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Speaking this morning on Good Morning America (scroll to about 5:45), Joey says “the country’s evolving, and there’s inevitably for a national consensus on gay marriage. That is my view.” And then, bizarrely, he veered into a separate issue: DADT. “But this is the president’s policy, but it is evolving, I think the country is evolving. I remember the first time he met with the joint chiefs, I was with him — he said, ‘Gentlemen, I want you to prepare now. I want to end end DADT. He prepared the ground so it is so widely accepted as it is today by the military. And I think the same thing is happening today across the country with regard to marriage.”
Now for everyone keeping score at home, in 1996 Biden, then a U.S. senator, voted for the Defense of Marriage Act. That effort reached a consensus too.