After the deluge of publicity about how “extreme” Congressman Joe Walsh is on the abortion issue went unanswered, my frustration level grew so much that I posted the following on Capitol Fax Blog:
Cal Skinner – Monday, Oct 15, 12 @ 10:33 am:
Picture a bold Pro-Lifer’s response.
Run a video of a baby developing.
Say, “Not all of us are going to agree when this becomes a baby, but all of us are going to agree there is a baby before the baby is born.
“Tammy Duckworth believes that mothers should be able to abort their babies up until the day they are born.
“Now, that’s extreme.”
Run text along the bottom quoting what Duckworth’s told the Tribune: “Duckworth said she does not ’support any restrictions on a woman’s right to chose or her access to safe, affordable reproductive health services.”
Now, it would take a bold Pro-Life candidate to follow this advice and there have been none sighted in Illinois.
Something like this run against Pat Quinn during the last days of the campaign would have elected Bill Brady, I believe.
Dave McSweeney went in this direction in a mailing that got delivered on Saturday that can be seen here:
Also related to abortion, a Catholic Church in Crystal Lake went all in on Obama last weekend:
Below you will see the pro-abortion Personal PAC five-page questionnaire for legislative candidates. Personal PAC requires answers that agree with its positions in order to get an endorsement.
Some of the letter writers in the Chicago Tribune provide rebuttals to the attacks on Joe Walsh: