The guests at the state dinner for British Prime Minister David Cameron last month queued up in the East Room for the receiving line to meet him and President Obama in the Blue Room. It is during that time that they think of what to say to the president. For me, it was greetings from my mother, Aunt Lillian and Giuseppe.But another guest used that opportunity to deliver a message to liberal Obama by way of conservative Cameron. “Mr. Prime Minister, thank you for all that you’re doing for marriage equality in Great Britain,” the guest said to Cameron, who was standing to Obama’s right, literally and figuratively.
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