It really is about time he got around to it. I mean his rhetoric for defending the act is the same logic right wingers use to defend almost everything. Do personal beliefs and morals have their place in decision making? Yes. On yours. But not on the laws for a whole country. At some point you gotta do what's right. Period. Obama finally did. Is this the true beginning of separation of church and state? Hell no. But it's a fun question to ask now that it seems DADT and DOMA have met their match...in a self-identifying black guy. Especially since they were enacted under the administration of the other "first black president."