The savior of the Republican Party

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    WASHINGTON — Republican Sen.-elect Scott Brown of Massachusetts says he opposes federal funding for abortions, but thinks women should have the right to choose whether to have one.
    Brown tells ABC's "This Week" that he disagrees with his party's position that the
    Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion should be overturned.
    Brown says the abortion question is one that's best handled by a woman, her family and her doctor. He also says more effort needs to go into reducing the number of abortions in the U.S.

    Sen.-elect Brown says he supports abortion rights | APP.com | Asbury Park Press

    A Republican who is willing to think for himself
     
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    You're so full of shit.

    I'd add more about the GOP being diverse but there really is no need to water down the main point here.
     
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    It's a good position to take, nationally. Most Americans don't want Roe v Wade overturned. Try winning Republican primaries with that position, though.
     
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    Brown is just another Ahnuld flash in the pan infatuation thing.
     
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    I'd agree the hype is tremendous. But let's see how he does as senator.
     
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    You mean he is not already a failure?

    What happened to all that hope and changey stuff?
     
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    A republican cannot win national office taking this stance.
     
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    He won because he had a weak challenge in Mass. He has to run again for 2012 so he'd better stay somewhat moderate. Mass is likely to put up someone much stronger to take Teddy's seat back for the Democrats. They were humiliated but it won't happen twice.

    He has a fine line to balance, he needs to keep Republicans happy and stay moderate too. It's going to be tough but he did ok on This Week. So far, so good.
     
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    If he runs I bet he changes this stance before he runs.
     
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    On the national level? Maybe. I doubt it. It's pretty hard to do that on the abortion issue.

    Anyone else remember Rudy's bumbling of his lifelong support of abortion during the primaries?
     

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