He’s Right: Husker Red: End the Culture War to Save Conservatism
This is the best written analysis of what is really going on in the contraception/birth control debacle that I’ve read so far. The GOP has allowed themselves to be painted into a very unpopular corner on this, and those of us sitting at home seeing this mess unfold have been asking ourselves “What the hell are they thinking? Why don’t they call this what it is, a further intrusion of government power through mandates, instead of making noise, calling women sluts, and playing it as a purely religious issue?”. The first three months of 2012 should be a cautionary tale to the GOP of what NOT to do in the future if they want to have a real political party, capable of being anything but a source of frustration for its own members and political cartoons for its opponents, but I don’t think they’re getting the hint.
Very few people have taken the time to read the testimony of Ms. Sandra Fluke as delivered before Congress. After Rush Limbaugh made a rather solid fool of himself by calling Ms. Fluke a “slut,” most attention rightfully went his way.
I’d ask, however, that you take the time to read Fluke’s…