GOP Senator: Republican Presidential Candidate Who Supports Marriage Equality Is ‘Inevitable’

"During an appearance on NBC’s Meet The Press Sunday morning, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) admitted that a Republican presidential candidate who supports marriage equality is “inevitable” and that such a candidate would receive widespread support from across the political spectrum.
While Flake’s statement is reflective of rapidly shifting U.S. attitudes towards support for LGBT Americans — and come at the end of watershed week when the Supreme Court took up cases regarding the constitutionality of anti-gay laws Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act — it appears that cultural tide hasn’t quite swept up Flake with it yet, as the senator stood by his narrow interpretation of “traditional marriage” between one man and one woman:"

http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2013/03/31/1800031/gop-senator-republican-presidential-candidate-who-supports-marriage-equality-is-inevitable/