Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson claimed credit for President Barack Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage in a Monday interview with The Daily Caller, but also said that Obama’s position should not satisfy voters who support gay marriage.
Before his pivot on the issue in May, Obama held the same position as presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Johnson had made same-sex marriage a central part of his campaign, distinguishing himself from the two major party candidates.
“I think they’re following my campaign. Every day it’s like a very big compliment — you name it, Obama’s doing it,” the former New Mexico governor said. “It’s very flattering.”
CONTINUED at The Daily Caller.