Skip to comments.Eugene Robinson is not a fully formed person
Posted on 02/24/2012 9:26:50 AM PST by Starman417
Eugene Robinson is an scribe for the Washington Post who specializes in embarrassing himself with ad hominem attacks on right wing personalities. Lately he's made some scathing and offensive remarks about Rick Santorum.
Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson set off alarm bells last month when he denigrated Rick Santorum as "very weird" for the manner in which Santorum and his wife mourned the loss of their newborn son Gabriel, who died within hours of his birth in 1996. The Santorums brought their deceased baby home and grieved with their other children in a private vigil before a funeral was held.
Jack Coleman wryly notes that the Kennedy family did the same weird thing with Teddie:
Consider, for example, how the Kennedys responded after the death of Ted Kennedy in Hyannisport three years ago. Kennedy's body remained at the compound and a vigil for family and close friends was held there, followed by a public wake and invitation-only funeral, and Kennedy's burial at Arlington National Cemetery.
In other words, the Kennedys reacted much the same as the Santorums to the death of a loved one -- with a private vigil at their home followed by a funeral. Difference being, Ted Kennedy had been a fully formed human being -- all too human, you might say -- while Gabriel Santorum clearly wasn't, not at conception and not even after he was born, at least to Eugene Robinson.
Then Robinson launches a new pogrom on Catholics
MADDOW: What about this issue seems to be a winning argument to Republicans? Why, why do they like it if the polls aren't with them?
ROBINSON: Well, the polls are not with them, the voters are not with them, so, so clearly it's not a winning issue. I mean, they can't believe this is, this is a good idea politically. So, I mean, the only thing I can figure out, Rachel, is that's based on a wrong and frankly insane belief that a fertilized egg is a fully formed person and has personhood and that, you know, preventing the implantation of that egg is some-, is murder. I don't, you know, it baffles me as to what other explanation there could be. They can be sincerely mad on this, on this subject, I think, and maybe they are.
So it appears that we have a standard of sorts for life- a "fully formed person." What we don't have is a definition of what a "fully formed person" is. Coleman thinks that Robinson's "fully formed person" would exclude the Santorums' preemie Gabriel from the ranks of being alive.
(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...
Robinson is a ghoul or maybe a cannibal. It’s really hard to tell the difference with these guys.
Robinson and Charles Blow are both haters. Avoid their opinions...they’re not worth reading, always one-sided, always anti-Christian, always opposed to the US Constitution.
Typical, sad to say, of what has happened to the American left.
I don’t know how the Washington Post purports to be practicing real journalism when they employ people like Eugene Robinson and allow them a forum to spread their views.
It’s isn’t news, that’s for sure.
That is the collectivist point of view of libtards. The number of people that believe something is not what makes it right or wrong or true or false. Something is objectively true and objectively good or right if it is in accordance with reason and reality.
Have they ever been seen together?/sarc
Robinson is one of those guys who believes anybody who opposes Obama is a Racist. If Obama loses in November I have a $1000.00 that says his first column after the loss will attribute it to Racism.
based on a wrong and frankly insane belief that a fertilized egg is a fully formed person and has personhood
If we destroy a fertilized egg of an endangered species, isn’t the penalty the same as if we’d have killed an adult of that species?
An Obama defeat may indeed be due, in part, to racism. But it won’t be white racism.
We have got to find some agreement here. I wonder exactly what fraction of a person Mr. Robinson believes a baby in the womb is? 3/5th maybe? Let’s compromise.
I would like to put out the argument that someone with half a brain is not a fully formed person either. Therefore, shouldn’t it be within my rights to perform abortions on most liberals?
Weird Voice Robinson, I mean. Not you!
Unususal, yes, but wierd? No, wierd is when Robinson ignores how "his" people have been relegated to underclass status by behaviors promoted by the political party which used to demand that they stay enslaved then terrorized, hanged and burned them and denied them basic human rights when they were "freed".
Retroactive, 54th trimester, failed expiriment, whatever you want to call it. :)
Works for me. :-)
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