Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time. At 11:15 AM, MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts was interviewing some of the plaintiffs in the Proposition 8 Supreme Court case, and in the middle of the interview, President Obama called them.

The President was put on speakerphone, and his comments to the plaintiffs were out there for the world (or at least MSNBC listeners) to hear.

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