I was going to steer clear of the current John McCain-Mitt Romney fight over Romney’s abortion record. But then Kevin Madden said something silly:
"Governor Romney is firmly pro–life and can rely on his record of having protected the sanctity of life when faced with those issues as governor.
Governor Romney consistently maintained, in an effort to protect the sanctity of life, that he would fight attempts to weaken the state’s existing abortion laws. Maintaining existing laws in a state like Massachusetts was an important fight in and of itself.
This is simply BS. And Kevin should know that when you spin BS, it just gets on your shirt. This is the same Mitt Romney who was clearly pro-choice. Spinning this as "fighting" attempts to "weaken the state’s abortion laws" is simply dishonest. Romney was making a clear commitment not to fight for stronger laws. Remember. Don’t believe me. Listen to the candidate. He said it:
"I will preserve and protect a women’s right to choose."
And his wife — the same one who gave to Planned Parenthood said it: