Sunday, September 14, 2008
Planned Parenthood is running an ad to counter McCain's lie about a bill Obama supported. Even people who believe our wives, our sisters and daughters should be forced by the government to endure pregnancies caused by rape or incest might think young children ought to be able to protect themselves from abuse. This might even entail telling them what to watch out for.
Perhaps Mr. McCain didn''t lie. Maybe child abuse doesn't worry him. Perhaps he thinks we ought to simply ignore the problem and hope for the best. Maybe he doesn't actually know what's going on, and blindly accepts whatever his Rovian staff coughs up. None of these scenarios, however, argue for his fitness as President of the United States.
And whatever the explanation, Mr. McCain personally approved the lie in his ad.
Here's its counter, by the way: