Now there’s something you don’t see every day: me agreeing with the former Speaker of the House. Alas, while the article starts off great with the headline (“Pelosi: GOP ‘out to get’ Planned Parenthood“) it quickly devolves into a desperate attempt by Nancy Pelosi to ignore the fact that she’s an unrepentant, knowing heretic* when it comes to abortion. Such is the life of a Catholic Democrat, these days; their own party won’t let them follow the dictates of their religion and they can’t even visibly show their discomfort with that.
But I know what you’re thinking: you’re thinking, But the GOP isn’t out to get Planned Parenthood! Wrong. What we have here is a disconnect between some – not all; some – of our politicians, and us. As a good, general rule of thumb it is safe to assume that the average Republican is sound on the subject of ending the practice of baby-harvesting for commercial purposes (or, indeed, any purpose at all). That certain of our legislators have not yet internalized that realization is, indeed, a problem; but thankfully it is one that can be resolved via the mechanism of going up to said legislators and screaming in their faces until they get the message. (more…)