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What's Good for the Noose is Good for the Pander

88wrenchman Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 6:45 AM
Then you don't know any principled people. I pray that my principles are not put to the test, but if they are, I pray that I stand by them. The point is, just because people fall into sin does not mean the sin should be no longer be a sin.

Recently, Ann Coulter wrote a controversial column suggesting that numerous Republican losses in the 2012 election cycle could be tied to the GOP stance on abortion. After lamenting the problem, she suggested a solution: the GOP should officially abandon its opposition to the so-called rape exception to a ban on abortion.

Ann's position on this matter is wrong for three reasons. First, it is unprincipled. Second, it will not be received with the popular support she envisions. Third, it is not the best political response to the problem. After elaborating on each problem associated with Ann's position, I propose an...