July 12, 2012
Has Rahm Emanuel Inadvertently Created a Pro-Life Slogan?
Recently Rahm Emanuel, the Mayor of Chicago, has made a vocal appeal to Chicago gangs to stop shooting when small children are near the intended target(s). He told the CBS Evening News: "We've got two gangbangers, one standing next to a kid. Get away from that kid. Take your stuff away to the alley. Don't touch the children of the city of Chicago. Don't get near them," Emanuel--President Obama's former chief of staff--told anchor Scott Pelley. "And it is about values. As I said then [when a 7-year-old girl was shot and killed last month], who raised you? How were you raised? And I don't buy this case where people say they don't have values. They do have values. They have the wrong values. Don't come near the kids -- don't touch them." This is a very convoluted argument about gangbangers and "values." As Rush Limbaugh and others have questioned, is Mayor Emanuel saying it is alright to shoot and kill adults while children's safety is to be considered very important? Well, one can...(Read Full Post)