On Monday night, Bill O’Reilly tackled President Barack Obama‘s re-election campaign and how it’s been quick to turn the gay marriage endorsement into a fundraising opportunity: baby outfits that read “my two moms/my two dads support Obama.”
“Can you imagine Governor Romney’s campaign selling a baby outfit that said, I’m glad I have a man and woman for parents?” O’Reilly asked. Juan Williams said if O’Reilly or Mitt Romney were to put out such a shirt, it would be seen as “implicit criticism of the rising number of Americans who support gay rights and support gay marriage.”
“You would be a bigot,” O’Reilly replied. He then wondered why it is that the baby can only wear the pro-gay marriage shirt, and not an anti-gay marriage shirt. Acknowledging that there is rising support for gay marriage, he said there are also good people who support traditional marriage. An anti-gay marriage shirt would be seen as “intentionally antagonistic,” Williams said.
The Daily Caller’s Mary Katharine Ham said she doesn’t have an issue with the baby clothes, but that they show how quickly the president “turned the corner.” In terms of the electoral repercussions, Ham said Democrats tend to blame opposition to gay marriage on Evangelicals and Mormons and move on.
The three disagreed on how exactly this will play out come November, particularly in terms of the African-American vote.
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