Breaking: The Stupak Sell-Out
Stupak announced support for the bill as the White House issued its statement about the executive order.
The president “will be issuing an executive order after the passage of the health insurance reform law that will reaffirm its consistency with longstanding restrictions on the use of federal funds for abortion,” reads a statement from White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer.
As they’re arguing in the Corner, an executive order simply doesn’t do the trick. Kathryn Lopez: “I think we’re witnessing Bart Stupak write the obit for the concept of the ‘pro-life Democrat.'”
As a local matter, he may be writing the obituary for Jim Langevin’s seat in Congress. If this is what pro-life Democrats get for their votes, they ought to throw the next primary to Betsy Dennigan and then vote Republican or independent as a lesson.