Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Wendy Davis's Pay Grade | RealClearPolitics

Wendy Davis's Pay Grade | RealClearPolitics: "Like most pro-choice Democrats, Barack Obama didn’t want to answer this question directly, because he couldn’t. The logic of supporting abortion doesn’t allow for answers to such nettlesome questions, which is why abortion-rights proponents are always quick to shift the discussion, as Davis did, to broader issues like women’s health, or to employ focus-group-tested euphemisms such as “reproductive rights.”

Obama was roundly ridiculed at the time for his “pay grade” dodge, but in his defense it can be said that abortion wasn’t a signature issue of his campaign and he was doing his best to minimize the issue in a high profile setting and move on."

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