Of course, Dubya thinks marriage needs to be supported and protected. He’s been convinced by the Falwell Freaks and the Southern Baptist Brainfuckers that the Evil Homosexual Conspiracy is out to Destroy the Republic, and that the deviated preverts are going to revolt and Ruin the Christian Way of Life if they’re ever allowed to marry. He doesn’t realize that marriage is a personal union between two loving people who want to spend their lives together, and that it’s far better for a child to be raised in a loving household than a `traditional’ one without any hint of human kindness.
So, to curry the favor of sociopathic morons, he’s made his mark on a document that “encourages marriage” and “protects the welfare of children.” He’s soiled an otherwise perfectly good piece of toilet paper with his chimp scribblings, and now some Dopers I’ve grown to like and respect are going to feel even more marginalized.
But not to worry. He said that “we must continue our work to create a compassionate, welcoming society, where all people are treated with dignity and respect.” Obviously, he doesn’t mean for us to follow his precedent, and he intends for all Americans to instead accept their homosexual bretheren with the same respect they grant all other people.
Because it cannot be the case that he considers homosexuals to not be “people”.