Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Former Bush aide Karen Hughes, on CNN's late edition with Wolf Blitzer:

BLITZER: In your opinion, Karen, how big of an issue will this abortion rights issue be in this campaign?

HUGHES: Well, Wolf, it's always an issue. And I frankly think it's changing somewhat.
I think after September 11th the American people are valuing life more and realizing that we need policies to value the dignity and worth of every life.

And President Bush has worked to say, let's be reasonable, let's work to value life, let's try to reduce the number of abortions, let's increase adoptions.

And I think those are the kind of policies that the American people can support, particularly at a time when we're facing an enemy, and really
the fundamental difference between us and the terror network we fight is that we value every life.

The comparison between pro-choice advocates and terrorists implicit in that last sentence has got to be the lowest, most digusting thing I've heard in years.


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