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GOP brags that Schiavo's plight is "a great political issue"

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Well, I'm glad Terri Schiavo being a barely-alive invalid was able to make the GOP's day. So much for this being about saving a woman's life. It's always about screwing the other guy with the current Republican leadership in Washington. And if they have to play games with a dying woman's life to do it, so be it. Which God again do they claim to worship?

More from the Washington Post

An unsigned one-page memo, distributed to Republican senators, said the debate over Schiavo would appeal to the party's base, or core, supporters. The memo singled out Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), who is up for reelection next year and is potentially vulnerable in a state President Bush won last year.

"This is an important moral issue and the pro-life base will be excited that the Senate is debating this important issue," said the memo, which was reported by ABC News and later given to The Washington Post. "This is a great political issue, because Senator Nelson of Florida has already refused to become a cosponsor and this is a tough issue for Democrats."
This shouldn't be a tough issue for Democrats at all. It's an easy issue, and one that is begging to blow up in the Republicans' face. I'll bet lots of Americans have no desire to be kept alive in a vegetative state, and the last person they want deciding whether they should live or die is Tom DeLay and the partisan children who wrote that Republican memo.

This issue is easy for any Democrat with the balls and conscience to stand up and say "enough already" to an increasingly over-reaching immoral majority.

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