For extremely good reason, the LGBT people of America are infuriated by Obama's bonehead pick of evangelical homophobe Rick Warren to give the invocation at his upcoming inauguration. While Obama has stated that Warren's invitation was intended "to open a dialogue," that's BULLSHIT. Obama already admitted in the debates he was against same-sex marriage—so how can he assert that two homophobic viewpoints (his and Warrens) constitutes an open "dialogue"?
Check out this interesting interview with San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom from last night's Rachel Maddow Show, and decide for yourself: Should we give Obama the benefit of the doubt on this one?
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