The Left Finally Goes for the First Amendment

Nancy Pelosi, good Roman Catholic she, orchestrates Sandra Fluke's testimony against the Catholic Church's 1st Amendment rights.  Did Pelosi miscalculate?  President Obama began the contraception kerfuffle with the Catholic Church, and then backed off -- rhetorically a wee bit -- but artfully seeks to impose his contraception mandate on Catholic organization insurers.  The president's rhetoric may be flexible, but not his aim, which he seeks to satisfy through modest redirection. The short-sighted may see Mr. Obama's 1st Amendment challenge as a botch politically, an election year goof that's going to cost Democrats in November.  That may well be, but that estimate fails to appreciate that the president and the left aren't about one election; they're about radically altering the nation -- its morality, society, culture, and adherence to faith.  That's a long-term project, with its beginnings in the early 20th century.  For all the talk on the right about...(Read Full Article)

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