He’s being true to the principles he said he’d be true to. It may take a while but I think those of us in politics understand that you can’t wave a wand and change things because we have a political system that is designed to be obstructionist. That’s what it means not to have a tyrant, you have to work with people and he’s shown that he can do it.”
- Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt, North Carolina’s fifth openly gay elected official, discusses President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage. Here’s our Q&A
on Obama and Amendment One, North Carolina’s constitutional ban on gay marriage.