The views expressed were offensive. Rape is rape. And the idea that we should be parsing and qualifying and slicing what types of rape we are talking about doesn’t make sense to the American people and certainly doesn’t make sense to me. So what I think these comments do underscore is why we shouldn’t have a bunch of politicians, a majority of whom are men, making health care decisions on behalf of women.
President Obama is “a leader who not only acknowledged the LGBT community, but embraced it.” That’s how Sue C’s it. (In other words, Jane Lynch narrated a video for LGBT Americans for Obama, kicking off today—here’s where to sign up.)