… and just when I had just about, almost, decided that Palin didn’t bring enough to the table- THIS:
If you believe life begins at conception, while supporting abortion, I can only assume that you believe the death of that child serves a greater good. Outside of a desire for political power, knowing that he would not get elected if he voted consistent with his beliefs, I cannot think of another reason for Biben’s position. Perhaps you can.
I think I will call that the Molech equivocation. You have to sacrifice the children if you want the society to survive.
Appeasing the gods of Cannan or the Demos will require a little weeping from the parents, but it will be worth it. You see, the crops must have rain and the engine of capitalism cannot run if women are punished with children they cannot afford. Sure they are living human beings – would anything less do?