Why Just The Call?

Is it me or has the cynicism of this president's use of the abortion issue now reached a new level? For six years now, this allegedly pro-life president has not addressed the pro-life rally every Roe anniversary. Every time, he's outside Washington. There can be no scheduling conflict, unless he schedules this date six years in advance. These are his eloquent words:

"You believe as I do that every human life has value, that the strong have a duty to protect the weak, and that the self-evident truths of the Declaration of Independence apply to everyone, not just to those considered healthy or wanted or convenient. These principles call us to defend the sick and the dying, persons with disabilities and birth defects, and all who are weak and vulnerable, especially unborn children. By changing laws, we can change our culture."

It's just that the duty to "protect the weak" and "change our culture" doesn't take precedence over a politically opportune photo-op in Kansas.