A friendly question for pro-life Romney enthusiasts

The ever-interesting Phil Lawler offers us this useful cautionary note:

If you were already so certain that Mitt Romney is a great champion of the pro-life cause, why are you exulting over a single sentence in his speech? Read more….

A second insightful article by the ever-intriguing George Weigel:

You likely think, gentle reader, that the 2012 presidential race is a contest between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. That, of course, is true, insofar as the names on our Nov. 6 ballots go. But the 2012 race for the White House is something more, something more profound—something with deeper historical roots in modernity’s wrestling with political power and how that power contributes to the common good. Read more…

3 comments on “A friendly question for pro-life Romney enthusiasts

  1. oneview says:

    A very good example of why it’s important to learn and study history…so we don’t repeat the same mistakes we’ve made in the past.

    • Amen!
      And this comment of yours prompts another related thought — yet another reason our elders should be reverenced, listened to and kept near younger generations in our society, as they are living memories, repositories of the past that can hand on to future generations wisdom that can’t be learned from books or specialists. If we isolate ourselves from them we do so to our own peril.

  2. oneview says:

    I also sent the link to this post to my college son and he replied back with this quote: “All that is required for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke

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