New York Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, has shown his support for President Barack Obama's marriage equality, calling it a 'major turning point for American civil rights':
This is a major turning point in the history of American civil rights. No American president has ever supported a major expansion of civil rights that has not ultimately been adopted by the American people – and I have no doubt that this will be no exception.
George Clooney's dinner is expected to raise up to $15 million for Obama's re-election campaign, a record for a single political fundraising
President Obama coming out an expressing his support for same-sex marriage is an intriguing political calculation.