Oh, Please Alert: Obama Said Soldiers Are Fighting “On His Behalf.”

Published on March 13, 2013

Screen Shot 2013-03-13 at 9.24.25 AMMembers of the United States military may be surprised to learn that they now serve on President Obama’s behalf, instead of protecting the Constitution.

On Wednesday, Obama reverted to his 1996 position supporting gay marriage, but said something that caught the ear of many conservatives.

“[W]hen I think about those soldiers or airmen or marines or sailors who are out there fighting on my behalf and yet feel constrained, even now that ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ is gone, because they are not able to commit themselves in a marriage, at a certain point I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to get married,” Obama said.

“Slip of the tongue, to be sure, but can one think of another president who’d have made it?” Elliot Abrams asked at the Weekly Standard.

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