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The Stem Cell

Chris Matthews said on “Today” this morning that pushing embryo-killing stem-cell research is a “slam dunk” for the Democrats, since people with diseases “don’t want to be told by Laura Bush” that research isn’t promising when they’re ill. He said it was morally complicated, but politically obvious. In a half-decent segment that made the right distinctions about federal funding and embryo destruction, Matt Lauer showed that an Annenberg survey found great support for stem-cell research, even among Republicans. And were the polling victims told about the embryo destruction?

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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