Unlike those “backwoods barbarians” in North Carolina, right Shep? As usual, the media showed its bias and Smarter Than You ™ attitude in spades.

https://twitter.com/#!/LarrySabato/status/200300192837275648

That didn’t stop the press from gushing giddily!

https://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/200306802397691904

https://twitter.com/#!/brianstelter/status/200301523035627520
https://twitter.com/#!/DanIsett/status/200300217772417025
https://twitter.com/#!/LarrySabato/status/200301075922817026

Exactly. He was shamed into doing it by Vice President Biden, after the frantic attempts at walking back his endorsement of gay marriage failed.

https://twitter.com/#!/jaketapper/status/200302862255915011

https://twitter.com/#!/ExJon/status/200303167932612608

https://twitter.com/#!/edhenryTV/status/200310843194359809

That also didn’t stop the drooling love-fest.

https://twitter.com/#!/jimgeraghty/status/200299174883901440

The life of a nation! Swoony swoon, isn’t he dreamy? Wonder if she is wearing pearls that she can clutch?

The Associated Press went with a tweet that stroked Obama and slammed those bitter bible clingers.

https://twitter.com/#!/AP/status/200307534639280128

https://twitter.com/#!/jimgeraghty/status/200307422089322497

Bingo. Plus it gives alleged journalists a way to pat themselves on their oh-so-enlightened backs as they sneer in contempt at “the unwashed masses.

Lapdog media? Indeed.