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Rape, God, Life and Liberals

aschaper Wrote: Oct 26, 2012 2:53 PM
Thank you, Mona Charen, for your insightful comments on a very difficult issue. Mourdock, Akin, and the other poliical candidates who respect life will ride out this storm. Shame on the Vain-stream Media!

Let's stipulate that people, and particularly politicians, can get into trouble by attempting to speak for God. But that's not the moral of the story regarding Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock.

Responding to a question about abortion, Mourdock offered a grieved response -- his voice breaking a bit -- on the matter of which exceptions he favored. His Democratic opponent, Joe Donnelly, also pro-life, said that he would permit abortions in cases of rape, incest and to save the life of the mother. Mourdock said he had "struggled with it . . . for a long time," but had come...