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Thanks very much out of all of the social issues that came up during last night's debate there was one issue left out and that is gay marriage.
And while that topic was not addressed our next guest says the issue that matters most to gay Americans.
Is in fact not gay marriage but -- content.
-- Selby is the co-founder and executive director of GOP -- -- and he joins me this morning good to see you again hey Hillary you.
So were you surprised that the question didn't come up because the president changed his stance on this a few months ago.
Yeah I think the president would've loved to have talked about it because he hasn't.
Wanted to talk about his record on jobs in the economy but if people learning different than anyone else.
You know they're all over the country -- people -- living paycheck to paycheck.
Worried about their future and wondering how much longer they can hold on and so I think that.
The last two debates we talked about jobs and the economy for the majority of the debates and that's because that's what people want wanna hear about the questions last night were from voters -- That's what voters care about in fact in an August poll commissioned by -- -- TV it's on the economy ranks as the top issue.
A -- of lesbian -- Voters not gay rights same sex marriage or health care.
But were you surprised that there wasn't still a question about.
Yeah I was surprised that they didn't get into more of some specific policies but that again that the fact of the matter is.
That jobs and the economy.
Our our witness at the forefront of everybody's mind -- everybody in the country knows somebody in their friends -- their family who's looking for work so what about the idea.
That this is a stereotype that you must face besides others that all gay people are liberal right.
Right well interesting in that same logo TV's poll.
Of gay voters said they were planning to vote for Mitt Romney.
And in the last.
Mid term election 31%.
-- -- voters voted for the Republican candidate for congress so you know when you're talking about a quarter to a third of gay voters routinely voting group Republican.
It's it's not.
Not surprising that there.
That they would do that they we -- what about just people in general.
Who do you think that they're looking at social issues this election around or simply the economy so some people who normally might vote for a Democrat might vote for Republican well I think I think that.
Everybody wants to know that.
Can see things from their perspective and -- -- issues from their perspective and understand issues affect them whether or not they agree on any specific issue so I think that people have that in the back of their mind but at that.
In the that they they wanna know what the plan going forward is in that Romney has that right to -- salvia co-founder and executive director -- proud exe thanks.
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