Catholic group uses Obama for a pro-life ad
Fearful that Barack Obama might bring this country out of the Stone Age yet, CatholicVote.org has put together this pro-life ad, which asserts that, had Obama been aborted, he wouldn't be president today. Bravo, fellas. According to the Catholic group's executive director, "The purpose of our new ad is to spread a message of hope about the potential of every human life"—even if the prospects look grim at the beginning, as Obama's did. I'm not quite in agreement with the reader of this story who summed up the ad as "argu[ing] in favor of buying lottery tickets because at least a few of them will be winners," though I did think that was a pretty good line. But the criticism from the article's writer, David Waters, that the ad is "disingenuous" and "exploitative," sounds about right.
—Posted by David Kiefaber
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