Blacks and Seniors Killed Gay Marriage

According to the national TV networks’ exit polling, blacks in California, who came out in big numbers to support Barack Obama, voted overwhelming for Proposition 8, the statewide measure that outlawed gay marriage — by 70 percent to 30 percent. Older voters also went strongly for Prop. 8, but they were always expected to do so.

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