Occasionally, Mondays produce the most counter-intuitive headlines:
GOP steers clear of gay marriage issue
When Democrats announced that their 2012 platform would include a historic first — gay marriage written in as a plank — the reaction from mainstream Republicans was near silence.
There were no statements blasted out from Mitt Romney’s campaign. The same was true for the Republican National Committee. Romney has yet to address the fact.Source: Politico.
The pushback came largely from social conservatives and evangelicals, who pledged to make same-sex unions an issue going forward and insisted the stand will hurt Democrats.
'Course, what's true elsewhere in this nation ain't necessarily "operative" in North Carolina, at least, not yet.