Wednesday, August 22, 2012

In what way is abortion a campaign issue?

It's not.
Abortion is permitted by law, and confirmed as legal by the Supreme Court. So why are we talking about it? Why don't we discuss how many orfreys an archbishop can have on his chasuble? That would be more pertinent.
George W Bush, ostensibly anti-abortion, did nothing to change this law because there was nothing he could realistically do. Clinton did nothing, Obama did nothing, Romney will do nothing. So who cares what their respective opinions are about abortion; it's as relevant as their opinions on pickled herring.
T
he real takeaway from this whole discussion is the knowledge that a member of Congress can be as dumb as a post. Dumber, really, because a post can't make a fool of itself. We leave that to Todd Akin. Oh, yes, and Debbie Wasserman Schulz.
Oy vey! These people are running the country!

1 comment:

The Sanity Inspector said...

Abortion is one of those mercifully few issues where our ideals of liberty and morality are in direct conflict with one another. The circle will never be squared, not by politics at least.