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Safe at Home, or, Early Decision


Charlie, Dan, let’s walk down Memory Lane (which can be a pretty scary street): Senator Boxer said, “I think when you bring your baby home” — well, then the little shaver acquires rights. (The infamous exchange between her and Rick Santorum is here.) Later, running for the Democratic presidential nomination, Wesley Clark said, “Life begins with the mother’s decision.”

Babies are often more lovable than 14-year-olds. Pity a mother has to decide so early . . .


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