"...primarily just...a strategic issue."
Oh, it's a strategic issue okay, but no one is seeing through the dull facade. Read this and you will understand just what is going on: "The Big Chill: Why Obama Must Defend DOMA as He Works For Repeal." As a retired civil rights lawyer and an activist, I am very disappointed in the fact that no one is telling the legal and factual truth. Please read and be enlightened.