Putting Obama's 'Mammogram' Lie to the Test

In the second Obama-Romney debate, Obama defended Federal funding of Planned Parenthood by claiming: "There are millions of women all across the country, who rely on Planned Parenthood for, not just contraceptive care, they rely on it for mammograms, for cervical cancer screenings," This was a repeat of claims he has made before, e.g. in an interview for Glamour magazine.As stated elsewhere, Obama is a past master of the big lie. Whenever caught at it, he simply shrugs that he "misspoke". He was promptly refuted by pro-life advocates such as Kristan Hawkins, the president of Students for Life, who immediately tweeted, "For the last time: #plannedparenthood doesn't do mammograms!!!!"Abby Johnson posted on Facebook: "Did Obama seriously talk about these imaginary mammograms again??" But, as with Dr. Seuss's Whos, practically nobody heard them. Finally, Johnson and other pro-life groups, mobilizing activists by means of a Facebook event page, devised a new form of reductio ad absurdam...(Read Full Post)