Plouffe Punts On Obama’s Same Sex Marriage Position

Appearing on ABC’s This Week, White House senior adviser David Plouffe hedged when asked why President Obama hasn’t come out for same sex marriage.

He instead hailed Obama’s “groundbreaking progress for gays and lesbians in this country” — including repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and ceasing to uphold the Defense Of Marriage Act — which he said Republicans oppose.

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