Kudos for Kissling Quiz

By Diogenes ( articles ) | Mar 03, 2005

Time to play Name That Tune:

Frances Kissling and, more recently, Senator Hillary Clinton know that the real objects of their outreach on the abortion issue are fair-minded Americans in the middle, not the hard-liners. The hard-liners generate the most heat, but the least light.

OK, Kissling and Clinton firmly champion unrestricted abortion-on-demand throughout all nine months of pregnancy. Their post-election "outreach" consists, not in budging on the availability of abortion, but in modifying their public discourse -- where they earlier insisted their opponents were knaves and fools, they now admit the possibility that some of us are just fools ("my respect for those whose conscience tells them ...&c."). To find out what columnist considers this a pitch to "fair-minded Americans in the middle, " go here.

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