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Don't Blame Romney

michigander4 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 8:33 AM
I have to mildly disagree with Ann regarding Richard Mourdock being a “showoff” with respect to his position on abortion. Pretty much the same thing goes for Akin, but I’ll focus on Mourdock to illustrate my point. The dirty little secret is that Mourdock’s opponent held (holds) the exact same position on abortion that he, Mourdock, does. The difference is that liberal MSM reporters didn’t ambush Mourdock’s opponent with loaded questions on the subject. In other words liberal reporters knew fully well that the democrat held strong anti-abortion views, so they studiously avoided asking him about it. (continued)
michigander4 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 8:34 AM
Meanwhile, not satisfied with Mourdock simply saying, “I’m against abortion,” they relentlessly badgered him into his admittedly inarticulate statement that sounds like he thinks God favors rapists.

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