The Corner

Obama and Abortion

His strategy isn’t half bad though. Make your position completely incomprehensible so everyone thinks you could be taking their side. Activist types will call you out, but we’ll look fringe as the candidate himself rarely touches the subject. Unless John McCain wants to call him on it — and wants to make an issue of Planned Parenthood federal funding while he’s at it … the issue will be largely off the table. Which would be a crime given the fact that Barack Obama is the most radical candidate of either major party to ever run for president.

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