The Tea Party brought Bart Stupak down -- I know because the mob storming through Michigan this week declared it to be true. And I make it a point to always believe angry mobs.
You may not agree with him. But Bart Stupak certainly put his heart, soul and head into his decision -- which is far more than can be said about those rashly making threats against him.
Stupak is like a boyfriend who starts saying all the right stuff after you've decided to break up with him.
"They're ignoring me," he told National Review Online in an interview "That's their strategy now. The House Democratic leaders
"If they say 'we'll give you a letter saying we'll take care of this later,' that's not acceptable because later never comes
Stupak's position on the health care issue likely goes beyond Stupak's own views on the abortion issue or even the legislation itself and can be traced to personal grievances that fall beneath the surface.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has repeatedly asserted that there is "no federally funded abortion" in the bill. Karl's
"I want to see health care pass," Stupak said. "We must have health care but, boy, there are some principles and beliefs
We must recognize that we are a nation deep in conflict, and instead of trying to win with politics, we must work towards building peace. We need to change the conversation about abortion.
Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) pledged on Tuesday that he would kill health care reform legislation if his anti-abortion amendment