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And it's -- as we reported last night Vice President Biden told the nation he supports gay marriage kind of sort of but as Juan Williams pointed out President Obama has not endorse gay nuptials possibly because he's African American base would like.
In analyze from Washington Charles Krauthammer.
So the cultural issues like gay marriage in legalized narcotics and other things like that are they going -- be any kind of a factor in the upcoming vote.
Well I think there will be some factor and -- -- by any means.
The dominant factor we don't know that'll be the economy and but I find it quite clever what's happening on the administration side.
I'm not should have divide remark was client would -- you never know.
I mean he's a loose -- -- go off and any time so I wouldn't describe it to a strategy.
However it's very clear what the administration is doing.
They are telling him that will be able with a wink and a nod.
That of course sort of support gay marriage the only question if you read the papers the only debate inside the administration is -- to say it now.
Or whether they say it after election -- like what.
Obama said to his friends the sort of Vladimir and -- in Russia after the election -- to be more flexible.
So it's only question what he's gonna say president announces -- evolving on the issue you already get high officials in his government saying they are in favor of it.
Do you think Obama's gonna announce after Election Day my evolution stopped short of Arnie Duncan and Joseph Biden of course.
Everybody understands it after Election Day he'll say he's in favor.
And -- be a done deal the reason he's not saying it now is because he has some worries about parts of his constituency but there's no question at all.
About what the policy is where it's going that Obama is to simulating by saying nothing right now.
Is it because of the African American and Hispanic American vote that you know -- conservative Hispanic Americans don't like gay marriage African Americans as you -- in California certainly.
Wanna iPod -- in the region.
I'm not sure it's a major part of -- African Americans are committed to the first African American.
President there also the most loyal debt democratic constituency.
Historically whether the candidate is white -- -- -- at 90%.
Hispanics are very strongly pro Obama of their -- is -- hinged not on -- your marriage or on abortion skinny and John.
Immigration and other such issues and of course the economy.
I think it is to white Americans as well who -- states is still the majority some of whom are sort of attending -- it's it's a generational issue.
The young white gay marriage -- there are more resistant.
In ten years it will be a debate anymore it'll be over but right now we're at that huge point historically.
Floor about a 5050 split in the.
-- -- got through 53 to fifty so against guess you know gay marriage we drop a little bit but you don't know Nevada -- -- But that's just a way I'll look I don't know I'm not only -- -- -- -- is as -- is much more to libertarian society but he -- a long term secular but current.
Is Arizona got a generation ahead -- -- for a -- could change I mean it is an economic catastrophe in this country.
Certainly conservatives could could come in but.
There's also an electoral problem because North Carolina of course is gonna put in the constitutional amendment against gay marriage.
President -- North Carolina he can even lose one -- North Carolina.
So that's that's got to be an issue for him to on the game there.
As I say there's no upside for him to announce himself right now on this.
Those people who support gay marriage -- know where he's going.
All they have to do is wait until after November 6 and those who opposes it he'll -- you know I haven't changed my position.
I am still evolving this is a dodge operation and it'll work.
Have you ever evolved Johnson do you involved at all and I've never -- -- kinda like the Charlie I -- tell -- that I was born I kind of stayed there.
I started out as something resembling a tadpole.
Is -- until I got to my destination and then and then I've blossomed.
That's there's nothing there's nothing usual you know I don't want to get graphic about to -- you get the picture.
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