House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is a hardcore supporter of gay marriage. She gave a big ol’ “who cares?” when Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., railed against last summer’s Supreme Court same-sex marriage victory.
But marriage generally? Pelosi gave it a "meh" in a recent interview with NowThis News.
“But I would say, you know, if you’re getting married -- why are you getting married?" Pelosi asked. "Why would you get married? Why would anybody get married? In that the person that they love so much, that was irresistible, that they had to get married?”
Pelosi then articulated her theory. “I’m not a big one for rushing people into marriage as wonderful and happy as mine was,” she said, giving a shout-out to her husband of 50 years, Paul.
The Democratic leader did say that children were a good reason to get hitched. “But just make sure that the person that you’re madly in love with is with the program,” Pelosi said.