McCain: Republicans Shouldn’t Talk About Abortion

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 in Politics | No Comments

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), taking a break this weekend from making shit up about U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, said:

McCAIN: I think we have to have a bigger tent. No doubt about it, and, obviously we have to do immigration reform. There is no doubt whatsoever that the demographics are not on our side and we are going to have to give a much more positive agenda. [...] And as far as young women are concerned, absolutely. I don’t think anybody like me, I can state my position on abortion, but, to—other than that, leave the issue alone. When we are in the kind of economic situation and, frankly, national security situation we’re in.

CHRIS WALLACE (HOST): When you say leave the issue alone, you would allow, you say, freedom of choice?

McCAIN: I would allow people to have those opinions and respect those opinions and I’m proud of my pro-life position and record, but if someone disagrees with me, I respect your views.

Wow, what insight. I never would have thought that might be an idea that helped them garner more votes from well women, college educated people, young folks, you know people that make up well more than 50% of the country.

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