Freedom To Marry’s Evan Wolfson, who just got done schooling Tony Perkins, is one ballsy marriage activist. While most mainstream gay organizations like HRC are sitting out this round of White House/Democrat criticism for their silence on Maine’s marriage battle, Wolfson, a former Lambda Legal attorney, is leveling his target. And there be namedropping.
“President Obama missed an opportunity to state his position against these discriminatory attacks with the clarity and moral imperative that would have helped in this close fight,” he tells the AP. “The anti-gay forces are throwing millions of dollars into various unsubtle ads aimed at scaring people, so subtle statements from the White House are not enough.” (The White House didn’t comment.)