Skip to comments.Editorial: At the Saddleback Forum, Senator McCain and Pastor Warren took the Gold
Posted on 08/17/2008 6:42:59 AM PDT by tcg
Senator Barack Obama miserably failed the test concerning the foundational world view issue. Without the right to life, there are no other rights. Rights attach to persons and abortion kills little persons. Without the freedom to be born, there are no other freedoms. When Senator Obama was asked about the humanity of the child in the womb, he said that such a question was above his pay grade. Oh, he then blathered on about their being a moral and ethical dimension to the issue. However, he then stated unequivocally I am pro-choice, I believe in Roe v Wade. He mouthed something about reducing abortions but the utter clarity of the moment was the highlight of the evening. The pastor, this man of purpose, followed through with this question, Have you ever voted to limit abortions? Barack Obama was, for the first time in my viewing, at a loss for words. Because the truth is now out there and he knew he could not lie about it.
Senator John McCain on the other hand, hit a home run in the eyes of people like me who insist that the issue of respecting the dignity of every human life from the womb to the tomb is not a single issue but rather a World View issue in Pastor Warrens terminology. The same question was posed to him, At what point is a baby entitled to human rights. John McCains answer came without any hesitation. Obviously such an incredibly important answer was not above his pay grade. He said it with conviction, From the moment of conception. He continued on by affirming to the Pastor, to all those assembled and to the thousands watching, that he has a 25 year record of being Pro-life and that he will be a Pro-life President...
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Excellent job by McCain!
Obama been Lyin’
Too bad there was little publicity about this program. I would liked to have watched.
You can watch. The video is here:
Senator Obama - when you're the President, there IS NO ONE ABOVE YOUR PAY GRADE. God this man is a scary little weasel.
I’ve been surprised by how many people didn’t know that B.O. supported infanticide. This is not a new story.
I hope the RNC is working on a commercial containing the “above my pay grade” answer.
You need to frequent Free Republic more often!
There was an announcement on Breaking News all day yesterday.
It's still up with over 2,000 posts and over 50,000 views.
If you go to CNN, you can catch all the video from the forum,
as well as some rich post-forum commentaries.
"but the utter clarity of the moment was the highlight of the evening. The pastor, this man of purpose, followed through with this question, Have you ever voted to limit abortions? Barack Obama was, for the first time in my viewing, at a loss for words. Because the truth is now out there and he knew he could not lie about it."
So very well put.
I got to see the end of the re-run early this a.m. on Fox News and was very impressed with McCain. I agree that he did very well. I am disappointed that this article didn't say which SCJ's he wouldn't have recommended for appointment. I'd like to know who he named. If anyone saw the forum, please tell....
Warren is going to fall fast because he is speaking at the DNC Denver Convention per another post here.
Warren’s softballs to obama and visible frustration at his missing them means he wanted “his man” to win in order to promote his chinese menu christianity.
The job, of President, Obama is applying for, is above his pay grade
Ginsberg, Souter, and one other...
“”that this article didn’t say which SCJ’s he wouldn’t have recommended for appointment. I’d like to know who he named. If anyone saw the forum, please tell....””
McCain named all the liberals.
Obama hesitated a teensy bit and named Clarence Thomas.
McCain listed all the lefties except Kennedy.
The candidates were asked the same questions.
I know Rick Warren, and he didn’t look frustrated to me at all. He did have a “what the heck are you saying” look a few times, but that’s all I saw.
He certainly doesn't believe in God as the Creator, Lawgiver, and Ruler of the Universe.
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