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I Take It Back

Okay, okay. 47 years of (literally) unblemished happiness might be a much for even for the happiest among us. Maybe. I’m more depressed about the Instathing. My guess is, though, that the Glenn Man was reading the press accounts. Pro-lifers strike another blow to abortion rights! We’re obsessing about our hang-ups while we leave Ted Kennedy to fight the war. But that silly post is depressing beyond anything Insta…back to the morning papers and TV reports. It is depressing that more people can’t look at this bill for what it is. This was a commonsense kinda thing, as I said last night. Teachers shouldn’t be able to take your kid to get an abortion (and worse…). A lot of reasonable people can agree there–I think many would if they got a straighter story. .

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