"On Twitter, Obama strategist David Axelrod echoed that sentiment.
"What VP said--that all married couples should have exactly the same legal rights-is precisely POTUS's position," Axelrod tweeted."
It doesn't sound like it's a 100% guarantee he'll pick up the cause in his reelection, but to me it's looking like something he might not want to be attacked on during the campaign (plenty of bigot swing voters, and even Democrats) and could potentially fight for after he has nothing left to prove or lose. At least that's what I'm hoping. Your link doesn't seem to convince me otherwise either.