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To: Alberta's Child
I understand his reputation. But try to put yourself in the place of a pr-life New Jersey voter who watched this guy come in from across the river and campaign for a pro-abortion politician like Whitman.

Who was Christie Toad's opponent that year? Was it Mayor McCheesey? Whoever her opponent was that year, I don't suppose he was one of the .000002% of pro-life Democrats out there, eh? If not, I don't fault Rick for campaigning for her as any Democrat was likely to be worse. McSleazey has certainly shown himself no friend of pro-lifers.

It is morally acceptable to vote for and support the lesser of two evils if that's all you've got. Honestly, it was our fault as NJ pro-life voters for not making sure it never reached that point. Christie Toad should never have been on any ballot as a Republican. We should have Diane Allen'd her in the very beginning.
15 posted on 05/27/2003 12:17:31 PM PDT by Antoninus (In hoc signo, vinces )
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To: Antoninus
It is morally acceptable to vote for and support the lesser of two evils if that's all you've got.

You've given me a good rationale for voting for Whitman, but this doesn't mean Santorum has any reason to make an effort to get a fellow Republican elected to a statewide office (in another state!) despite this Republican's pro-abortion credentials.

Another interesting note -- if the New Jersey Republican Party sees no danger in bringing in a staunch pro-lifer like Santorum to campaign for their candidates, then why the hell don't they ever support a pro-life Republican in a statewide election????

17 posted on 05/27/2003 12:21:19 PM PDT by Alberta's Child
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To: Antoninus
Please note, BTW, that I brought this up in the context of the article at the top of this thread. I'm sure that Political Expediency 101 is not listed on the curriculum at Christendom College.
19 posted on 05/27/2003 12:23:16 PM PDT by Alberta's Child
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