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39. Santorum wrote about it in his book
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  -Rick Santorum authorized a partial birth abortion for his wife. proud2BlibKansan  Jun-16-11 12:06 AM   #0 
  - PIE-YOW!!  MrScorpio   Jun-16-11 12:11 AM   #1 
  - Wait a second  RandySF   Jun-16-11 12:28 AM   #2 
  - The story according to Joe Klein  janet118   Jun-16-11 12:52 AM   #7 
  - That's how it works for the anti-choice crowd. When they need one it's not a "real" abortion.  Maru Kitteh   Jun-16-11 01:03 AM   #13 
     - +1,000  malaise   Jun-16-11 05:45 AM   #19 
        - Same with drug convictions. When they do it..... It's "youthful indiscretion."  Maru Kitteh   Jun-16-11 01:48 PM   #46 
  - Well, if the fundies see it this way  customerserviceguy   Jun-16-11 12:29 AM   #3 
  - I'm having trouble with the veracity of the original article.  RandySF   Jun-16-11 12:39 AM   #4 
  - No it is all quite true. No satire.  madfloridian   Jun-16-11 12:41 AM   #6 
  - It is certainly at least PART satire.  pnwmom   Jun-16-11 01:00 AM   #9 
  - That was my reaction, too. The ending made me doubt the whole thing.  pnwmom   Jun-16-11 01:01 AM   #10 
  - Try WaPo 2005  Warren Stupidity   Jun-16-11 06:48 AM   #21 
  - To be fair - from thhe Washington Post article , this is the procedure  hedgehog   Jun-16-11 10:50 AM   #36 
     - That is because he is a fucking liar.  Warren Stupidity   Jun-16-11 10:57 AM   #38 
        - Exactly right. He would let a woman die rather than have a late-term.  madfloridian   Jun-17-11 11:10 AM   #64 
  - Not only is it satire, the original author now has posts up explaining satire  msanthrope   Jun-16-11 01:51 PM   #47 
  - Indeed he took it home. Here is more.  madfloridian   Jun-16-11 12:39 AM   #5 
  - I don't see what's so strange about this. People have different ways of grieving. n/t  pnwmom   Jun-16-11 01:02 AM   #11 
     - He wants to make his religion part of government. So that makes it disturbing.  madfloridian   Jun-16-11 01:23 AM   #15 
        - Your journal makes it appear that you think their grieving is shocking.  pnwmom   Jun-16-11 01:42 AM   #16 
           - "they spent several hours kissing and cuddling Gabriel with his three siblings..."  madfloridian   Jun-16-11 08:57 AM   #30 
              - Nowhere does it say that these three children were "required"  pnwmom   Jun-16-11 09:44 AM   #32 
                 - I hope you never have to deal with the death of a child.  AngryAmish   Jun-16-11 12:41 PM   #42 
                    - I'm sure it does -- which is why I'm not criticizing these parents.  pnwmom   Jun-16-11 02:28 PM   #51 
                       - you know what? I totally misread your post.  AngryAmish   Jun-16-11 03:14 PM   #53 
                          - No problem -- thanks for clarifying.  pnwmom   Jun-16-11 05:10 PM   #57 
  - Uhh...I hate to tell ya, but...  jmowreader   Jun-16-11 12:59 AM   #8 
  - And one more thing.  RandySF   Jun-16-11 02:18 AM   #17 
  - I don't have any problem with the name  jmowreader   Jun-16-11 05:06 PM   #56 
  - uhh...I hate to tell ya, but....  Warren Stupidity   Jun-16-11 06:39 AM   #20 
  - Warren, the 20-week-old fetus had one foot in the grave  jmowreader   Jun-16-11 05:12 PM   #58 
     - You do understand that Santorum would deny everyone else  Warren Stupidity   Jun-16-11 05:43 PM   #59 
        - I understand perfectly  jmowreader   Jun-16-11 09:34 PM   #61 
  - Isn't taking one dead fetus home enough? And plenty disgusting in its own right. n/t  xphile   Jun-16-11 03:24 PM   #54 
  - Read the last sentence. Doesn't that sound like a joke to you?  pnwmom   Jun-16-11 01:03 AM   #12 
  - the original author of the blog now has a post up explaining satire.  msanthrope   Jun-16-11 02:01 PM   #49 
  - Thanks, thanks a lot.  iamtechus   Jun-16-11 01:20 AM   #14 
  - There are many reasons to ridicule Santorum.  Inspired   Jun-16-11 05:26 AM   #18 
  - So you are ok with his narcissistic hypocrisy?  Warren Stupidity   Jun-16-11 06:49 AM   #22 
     - No, not OK with it at all but I won't ridicule how he dealt with his grief.  Inspired   Jun-16-11 12:34 PM   #40 
     - It is not clear that the claim of the OP is correct. And the article at the link has a lot of  yellowcanine   Jun-16-11 12:43 PM   #43 
        - He took the fetus home. The rest is complete satire, including the quotes. nt  msanthrope   Jun-16-11 02:06 PM   #50 
  - I hate to say it, but my wife says this isn't totally unusual.  Atman   Jun-16-11 06:54 AM   #23 
  - Okay, read the second story first...I just read the abortion story.  Atman   Jun-16-11 07:04 AM   #24 
  - And taking it home to meet its siblings?  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-16-11 08:49 AM   #29 
  - No, she said that is part of the process.  Atman   Jun-16-11 10:35 AM   #33 
  - I pray you are never in this situation.  joeglow3   Jun-16-11 12:59 PM   #44 
     - I never will be in this situation  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-16-11 01:46 PM   #45 
        - Why?  joeglow3   Jun-16-11 02:30 PM   #52 
           - My knee-jerk reaction was also to think "This is SICK!"  Atman   Jun-17-11 10:41 AM   #63 
  - The very young children had to kiss him for hours.  madfloridian   Jun-16-11 08:58 AM   #31 
     - How do you know they "had to kiss him for hours?"  Atman   Jun-16-11 10:42 AM   #35 
        - Santorum wrote about it in his book  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-16-11 11:03 AM   #39 
  - If only he'd authorized one for himself too...  Erose999   Jun-16-11 08:00 AM   #25 
  - Santorum will be on the lips of all Republican voters. I heard Sarah Palin has Santorum in her eye  Erose999   Jun-16-11 08:02 AM   #26 
  - I hear they make drops for that now...  ScreamingMeemie   Jun-16-11 08:11 AM   #27 
  - Based on story at link, this is the dead baby that they brought home -  lynne   Jun-16-11 08:28 AM   #28 
  - FYI, it's "one and the same", not "one in the same"  kath   Jun-16-11 03:32 PM   #55 
  - I saw this too, so sick of these fucking double standards  economistman   Jun-16-11 10:37 AM   #34 
  - did he then have the Dr. arrested?  lame54   Jun-16-11 10:52 AM   #37 
  - Not a fan of Santorum but I think this is inaccurate.  yellowcanine   Jun-16-11 12:39 PM   #41 
  - Unrec for failure to recognize satire. Clearly marked satire, at that.  msanthrope   Jun-16-11 01:58 PM   #48 
  - Well, now, this HYPOCRITE with double standards should have DAVID VITTER as his  pacalo   Jun-16-11 06:40 PM   #60 
  - 'authorized'? Is she his property?  Liberal_in_LA   Jun-16-11 10:02 PM   #62 
 

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