Of course, the top story for the Sunday News Shows was Obama "coming out" in favor of same sex marriage. There was a lot of equivocating about whether or not this was a net negative or net positive for Obama. Pat Buchanan, on McLaughlin Group, said that it was a huge political blunder by the administration that will cost him the election. I think Pat gets carried away with high hopes sometimes.
If he was going to do it before the election, the sooner the better. Other things will show themselves to be much more important in the months to come. But I do agree that Romney is the one that has boxed himself in by not even publicly supporting civil unions. That's the position that is going to cost the election, in my opinion.