And now a politician is backpedalling after dumb statement hits fan and explodes in his face. More news at 11.
Look his statement was stupid, and this is coming from someone who believes that abortion is wrong. I'm not disagreeing with you on that. I'm saying that politicians say stupid things. The media says stupid things. People in genaral say stupid things.
I think he was saying that a system that allows abortions in the case of rapes could be exploited. As for his statement about women being raped not being able to get pregnant, the closes I have ever heard of anything like that is that in cases of particullarly violent rape the chances of pregnancy are slim due to the trauma of injuries sustained by the victom. His statement was just stupid. Then again in this marvalous age we live in you could find an "expert" to say just about anything you want. That and politicians aren't exactly known for their listening skills, as opposed to just hearing.
And as far as I know, any politician who says that abortion is wrong in all cases will always be lambasted because they don't allow abortions when the mother's life is in danger, or in the case of rape, or if the child is the anti-christ. You get no respect from your opponents either way. Compromise is what politics is all about.