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Gay Marriage Issue Actually Helps GOP

AmericaEffYeah Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 6:12 PM
Medved declares that the Repub Party made major gains in this past election. He even read stats on his show. Boy it DON'T feel like the Repubs did well. Sorta like Obama and 'em telling us all about the recovery summers and how well we're all doing now.
Origanalist Again Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 6:59 PM
He also told us John McCain and Mitt Romney were the best candidates.
Dreadnaught011 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 7:05 PM

This is about another issue; and the numbers are clear. Voters didn't support gay marriage. They supported Obama, but not that issue.

Conventional wisdom argues that opposition to gay marriage hurt Republicans in the recent election cycle, but nothing in the numbers suggests that this is true.
In the four liberal states where advocates for same-sex marriage won their victories, the redefinition of marriage proved much less popular than Barack Obama. In Maryland, for instance, Obama cruised to victory with 62 percent of the vote, but same-sex marriage squeaked by with just 52 percent. In other words, more than one out of six of Obama supporters voted with Republicans, not their fellow Democrats, against same sex marriage.
In Maryland, Maine, Washington...