Jim McGreevey Suggests Michelle Obama Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey (D) suggested First Lady Michelle Obama supported same-sex marriage during an appearance on CNN last night, a surprising revelation given her silence on the issue:

ELIOT SPITZER (HOST): How about President Obama? Are you disappointed in the hesitancy that he has shown to go beyond where he is?

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MCGREEVEY: If he could only listen to Michelle more often. I think the president is moving and you know for many elected officials they started in the same place, you know, marriage is between a man and a woman, but they understand that they’re moving inevitably, catching up to the American public.

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The segment was also notable for bringing McGreevey and Spitzer together, two former governors from neighboring states who both had to resign in the midst of sex scandals.

Update:

The First Lady’s Office responded to McGreevey’s comments today, stating, “Mrs. Obama has never made any public statements about same-sex marriage.”