Today was a historic day. It's the day President Barack Obama endorsed equal marriage in an emotional interview with ABC.
I think it's quite meaningful considering there is no consensus in the U.S. on this yet, the population is still divided on this issue. While Obama's dragged his feet on this, I wasn't expecting this kind of announcement until he was safely re-elected (assuming he will be against the Mormon richie from Massachusetts.) But he's a politician first and foremost, so he must think this stand will energize his base and not hurt his chances with independents.
Here's a clip from CNN.