Obama 2012 touts end of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Townhall.com Staff

9/20/2011 4:00:00 PM - Townhall.com Staff

(CNN) – President Barack Obama's re-election campaign put a feather in its cap Tuesday, as the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," became effective.

In an e-mail sent to supporters Tuesday, campaign manager Jim Messina called the end of the policy that prevented gay soldiers from serving openly in the military one of the administration's "signature achievements."