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Obama: No substitute for love, support parents provide – ‘gay or straight’

Sunday, June 16, 2013

WASHINGTON — In his weekly radio address on Saturday, President Barack Obama wished Americans a happy Father’s Day, and said there’s no substitute for the love and support that parents provide — “whether you’re gay or straight.”

“Being a good parent – whether you’re gay or straight; a foster parent or a grandparent – isn’t easy,” said Obama. “It demands your constant attention, frequent sacrifice, and a healthy dose of patience. And nobody’s perfect. To this day, I’m still figuring out how to be a better husband to my wife and father to my kids.”

Obama also lamented that his own father wasn’t around when he was young, said he’s still working to be a better father.

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9 more reader comments:

  1. Ty Mr O right again as usual:)

    Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 11:23am
  2. I support this man

    Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 11:25am
  3. Personally, he shoud be reelected!

    Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 12:12pm
  4. impeach obumma

    Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 12:35pm
  5. go blow Romney, dumb ass.

    Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 1:02pm
  6. A WONDERFUL HUMAN!!

    Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 1:05pm
  7. One minute obama for lgbt and next he isnt. He lies so much. Smh.

    Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 1:27pm
  8. Cool w/ me if they impeach him— but only after the World Court in The Hague puts GWB & Dickhead in front of firing squads.

    Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 2:14pm
  9. helllooooo

    Posted on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 5:29pm