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

Phil424 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 9:37 AM
Careful what you ask for. ALL of us have a genetic defect of some type. If both parents are dark headed and dark eyed, and the baby has blonde hair and blue eyes, that is a genetic defect. If a child is born with a mole, that is a genetic defect. Skin tags? Same thing. So, where do you draw the line? All red heads are genetic defects so they must be aborted or killed? The child is missing a toe, the hair is curly and should be straight, or straight and it should be curly? What's next? Kill all babies (and adults) that do not have blonde hair and blue eyes? Kill all those with the genetic defect of being Jewish, or Muslim, or Christian?

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...