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

Happy Jake Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 5:54 AM
"I know so many people who are anti abortion until it's their girlfriend/daughter/sister/BFF who needs to be scraped." Really? You know a bunch of people who are pro-life and, yet, encouraged their girlfriend/daughter/sister/friend to abort? I find that unlikely.

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...