Cory “Spartacus” Booker — or “Farticus,” if you will — has a novel idea: If he’s elected president of the United States, he wants to have an abortion office.
On Tuesday, I covered the late-term abortion positions of every 2020 Democratic candidate, and it was a striking portrait of radicalism (here). For Cory’s part, he voted awhile back to have babies who are born alive during abortion attempts killed by neglect or more aggressive means (here). And on Wednesday, perhaps trying to out-abortion his blue competitors, he announced his vision for an “office of reproductive freedom.”
As reported by Politico, Cory’s idea would involve a team of aides “coordinating reproductive health issues across all federal agencies, including access to abortion, paid leave, maternal health care and education for employees in his administration.”
That’s a lot of abortioning.
The staffers would also inform his executive orders in an attempt to find discretionary funding for reproduction-related stuff.
Additionally, Farticus is planning a real blowout — he’ll reverse two longstanding restrictions on foreign and domestic aid. Booker intends to roll back the Mexico City policy, which prohibits the subsidizing of United Nations population-control initiatives involving abortion; and he’ll repeal the Hyde Amendment, which denies abortion funding via grants.
So he wants pro-life taxpayers to be forced by the government to pay for people’s abortions? I’m callin’ rotten on that one, CFB (and yes — I know, it’s a common federal paradigm).
He also promises to make Roe v. Wade federal law.
Cory appears to believe this is all necessary, because of the “attack“:
“Republican-controlled state legislatures across the country are mounting a coordinated attack on abortion access and reproductive rights. A coordinated attack requires a coordinated response.”
If you didn’t catch my article Tuesday on the 2020 candidates, please check it out. When I began at RedState, I told myself I wouldn’t be writing about abortion; it wasn’t one of my areas. But my, how it’s filled the air as of late. And now the air is a bit stinkier…thanks to Farticus.
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