Most Americans believe that Obama’s declaration of support for same-sex marriage rights was politically motivated:

Sixty-seven percent of those surveyed by The New York Times and CBS News since the announcement said they thought Mr. Obama made it “mostly for political reasons,” while 24 percent said it was “mostly because he thinks it is right.” Independents were more likely to attribute it to politics, and nearly half of Democrats agreed.

From Hope and Change to Just Another Politician in four years flat.