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

Think Freely Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 4:09 AM
Glen, It is very right to reserve the death penalty for those cases with strong physical evidence and use imprisonment for those with a lower level of evidence.

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...