I ain't looking for JESUS. I AM looking for folks who toe the Conservative line, which, btw, is not that hard to do.
Show me one other politician who's 'walked the walk' like she has, on the pro-life issue. You're splitting hairs about her position.
It isn't splitting hairs. LIFE is an IMMOVABLE PRINCIPLE for the Social Conservatives. What I think about the matter doesn't matter in the least. What upwards of 60m Christian Right thinks about it is what matters. In the aggregate, they have NEVER compromised on Constitutional Life, and they never will. That is what PRINCIPLE means. First things... without exception. What you will be asking them to do with Palin is to throw away that uncompromisable truth.
They won't do it, and you should not support asking them to.
Reagan Conservatism STARTS with no Conservative faction being asked to compromise their immovable principles. Nobody but the RINOs in the back of the bus... After those principles (all of them/ all factions) have been met, there is PLENTY of room for compromising.
But don't listen to me and the other rock-ribbed Conservatives around here... Do what you want... and keep losing - Because that is exactly what will happen.
Friend, I must be missing something here. Sarah Palin unequivocally supports the right to life of the unborn. She does not support abortion. She has even proven that by example in her own life.
You're attempting to make the argument that Sarah Palin's pro-life views are at variance with those of Evangelical Christians, but so far, you're failing to make that case. She says that she wants to see Roe vs Wade overturned, and the question of abortion be turned back to the states. That's simply the constitutional conservative choice in the matter, and is entirely consistent with our founding charter.
What would you have her do? Advocate for a federal law banning all abortion? Are you telling me that that's the litmus test for all Evangelical Christians? If so, they'll never vote in a presidential election again, because no candidate running for president is going to advocate such a measure. Ever.
Now, between you, me, and the fencepost, I believe abortion is murder. So does Sarah. And murder is a capital offense. I think before we can get to passing a federal law banning abortion, we're going to have to get the vast majority of Americans to see that this is so. Until then, the faster route is to overturn Roe vs Wade and send the question of abortion back to the states.