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Response to moriah (Reply #29)

Thu Jan 5, 2012, 09:29 PM

30. Oh personally, I agree with you. But the more effective point imo, is that the Santorums had choices

 

They were able to make a private medical decision about Karen and this pregnancy with their doctor and do what they felt was best. Their CHOICE. Their PRIVATE CHOICE. Those are the optimum phrases here.

The Santorums genuinely grieved over this loss. We won't be able to score any points with anyone by belittling their pain and trying to paint them as hypocritical. Of course they were! But they (and others) can say oh well, they were irrational with grief. Or NOW they've come to a different understanding blah, blah, blah. they'll find to rationalize their actions.

Instead, I just think it's smarter to focus in on the fact that they had choices. They made a choice that worked for their family and Karen's health in private, with their doctor. Hammering that point home is a better strategy than trying to discuss the pros and cons of that decision.

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