1. Hindsight Is 20/20

    Bill Clinton: DOMA Unconstitutional

    WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES:  Former US President Bill Clinton views his offical White House portrait which will be hung on the West wall of the Grand Foyer during the unveiling event hosted by President George W. Bush 14 June, 2004 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. The White House unveiled official portraits of ex-president Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary, ahead of a barrage of publicity for the release of his autobiography next week. The oil paintings are the work of self-taught artist Simmie Knox, the first African-American to paint an official presidential portrait. AFP PHOTO / TIM SLOAN  (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Bill Clinton knows even presidents aren’t always right. The former president penned a Washington Post op-ed that went online Thursday night that calls for the end of the Defense of Marriage Act, which he signed into law in 1996, defining marriage as between a man and a woman. He explains that at the time DOMA was viewed as defusing an effort to create a gay marriage ban as a constitutional amendment. “As the president who signed the act into law, I have come to believe that DOMA is contrary to those principles and, in fact, incompatible with our Constitution,” he writes, saying that, “the law is itself discriminatory.”

    Read it at The Washington Post