“That’s silly, I speak to a lot of groups and do not endorse them. I speak at Harvard and I certainly don’t endorse their views. I’ve spoken to Democratic groups and liberal Republican groups that loooove abortion.
“The main thing I do is speak on college campuses, which is about the equivalent of speaking at an al-Qaida conference.
“I’m sure I agree with GOProud more than I do with at least half of my college audiences.
“But in any event, giving a speech is not an endorsement of every position held by the people I’m speaking to.
“I was going to speak for you guys, I think you’re nuts on the birther thing (though I like you otherwise!).”