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Pro-Life Conservatives Divided over Condoleeza Rice

"Rice would be better than Biden!" "Rice was one of the smarter people in the Bush administration!" Ringing endorsements, right there. I respect Dr. Rice in many ways, but I don't think she could help any Republican ticket. Pro-choice, with some economically liberal opinions as well and zero political campaign experience.

Reason number one Romney shouldn’t – and honestly, won’t – pick Condoleeza Rice? Reactions like this. Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of pro-life advocacy group Susan B. Anthony List, expressed strong disappointment in the rumor that Romney has Condi under consideration, issuing this statement via email:

Former Secretary Rice's position on the sanctity of human life makes her an unqualified candidate for Governor Romney to choose as a running mate. Throughout the campaign, including at the Palmetto Freedom Forum last September, he has pledged to us in no uncertain terms that he would choose a pro-life running mate. We have...