Abortion, Abortion, Abortion
This campaign cycle has been inundated with abortion talk. Apparently, paid political consultants didn’t have enough time to do focus group studies after the Dobbs decision so they just sent out the memo to their stable of compliant candidates informing them that “Abortion, Abortion, Abortion” on TV, mail flyers, and billboards is the way to go. It has taken center stage in many campaigns in Arizona and I would guess the same is happening across the U.S. Candidates that are sliding in the polls don’t know where else to go so they double down on abortion and make the message stronger.
They were initially using euphemisms. First, it was a small bullet point down low on a list of issues that touted “reproductive rights” or “pregnancy care” or the old fashioned “pro-choice.” Then it somehow became “love for family” with images and videos of women surrounded by children and grandchildren saying, “I love my family and I don’t want my daughters growing up in a world where they aren’t respected.” The family circle image along with the abortion message was very odd and confusing.
But, the polls kept sliding for these candidates. Then, the consultant camp made the decision to jump past the euphemisms and out-of-context family imagery and go full-on truth. They must have thought: Maybe the voters don’t get
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