Sunday, August 24, 2008

Presidential candidates and pay grades

Whatever side you come down on, abortion is one of the premier issues of our time. It has been for the last 40 years. Taking the issue seriously is a prerequisite for taking a candidate seriously. Barack Obama stumbles seriously in this interview. Saying that the question of when human life begins is "above his pay grade" is either a serious mis-step or trivializing. However, Obama's answer is more nuanced than some have made him sound. This is the full answer he gave.

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