It was a rare move to plug a competitor’s scoop in the hotly contested TV news biz. NBC News interrupted its regular programming today to tell viewers that President Obama told ABC News that he is now fully in favor same-sex marriages. Anchor Brian Williams came on to announce the president’s new stance at 12:08 PM PST (see video below). ABC broke into its programming earlier to make the announcement. CBS and Fox did not. Obama’s announcement comes one day before he heads to Hollywood for a multi-million dollar fundraiser at George Clooney’s house and one week before another with the openly gay Ricky Martin and the LGBT Leadership Council:
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