Yglesias

The New Litmus Test

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CREDIT:

Rosa Brooks says abortion is passé, the right’s new thing is torture: “Today, though, the GOP’s interest in abortion appears greatly diminished. When President Bush nominated Michael B. Mukasey as attorney general, no one seemed clear about Mukasey’s views on abortion — and no one in the GOP seemed to care very much either.” You can also look up the Ascent of Rudy in this regard.