Sunday, March 14, 2010
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Democratic Representative Bart Stupak, and a handful of other pro-life Democrats, have refused to vote for the Senate's version of Obamacare because it uses taxpayer funds for abortions. Now, Nancy Pelosi has announced that she won't even try to get Stupak and other pro-lifers to vote for the bill. But why?
According to Stupak, the Democratic leadership has crunched the numbers and decided that taxpayer-funded abortion is a necessity, otherwise "more children will be born, and therefore it will cost us millions more."
Ironically, the Democrats who are insisting that some fetuses be terminated to hold down costs, are demanding that the surviving fetuses will eventually be saddled with all the unpaid bills for Obamacare.
Even more ironically, the Democrats hope to push all of this through using "the Slaughter Rule." Rarely has any piece of political chicanery been so accurately named...