The news media's story about NARAL pulling its misleading, "character assassination"* ad about Supreme Court nominee John Roberts didn't seem to tell of some of the underpinnings of the groundswell of opposition to that ad campaign.
* (I didn't say that, Scott Leigh did, in The Boston Globe)
In addition to pro-abortion Senator Arlen Specter's outrage, there were also the objections from:
- Frances Kissling, president of the oxymoronic Catholics for a Free Choice...as quoted in the New York Times, andQuotes from the above are well worth the read from FactCheck.org's update.
- Walter Dellinger, "a prominent NARAL ally and former acting solicitor general during the Clinton administration," who went so far as to write a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee about this.
HT again to Jivin Jehoshaphat.