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

88wrenchman Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 6:52 AM
I would support your position as long as it only applied to legitimate rape. For those weak kneed republicans, that means aggravated. Not the consensual, then "changed my mind" variety.

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...