Thursday, May 10, 2012

Halperin: Media will protect Obama on gay marriage decision

On Morning Joe today, Time's Mark Halperin said that Barack Obama has a huge sixth man on his team over gay marriage.

"I'll tell you one advantage the president has here. It's an advantage he has on some other issues, as well.

I think the media is as divided on this issue as the Obama family -- which is to say 'Not at all'.

And so he's never going to get negative coverage for this. The Republicans will say this is a flip-flop and it's wrong public policy.

But when you have almost the entire media establishment on your side on an issue in a presidential campaign, it's very hard to lose, politically."

Here's the relevant clip.

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