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Abortion Battle: Romney, Brownback, and Paul address the National Right to Life convention today in Kansas City — with a little conflict and drama built in. On Wednesday, the McCain camp issued a press release drawing attention to a YouTube video in which Romney said (in 2005) that he was committed to upholding pro-choice laws in Massachusetts, even though he had already undergone his pro-life conversion. Team Romney fired back at McCain, saying his campaign “is faltering and failing.” And then Brownback’s camp got into the act yesterday by also blasting Romney. Now, the New York Times alleges that Romney has flip-flopped on stem-cell research. Quite a way to set up today’s speech at the convention, huh?

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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