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

rwright Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 2:36 PM
The majority of the electorate is either pro-life or pro-choice. The elected senators are not pro-abortion, they are pro-choice.

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...