Bush 'murder' Yoga

Before I have a chance to get a word in, read this May, 2005 Bush press release:


But I also recognize the grave moral issues at stake. So, in August 2000 first -- 2001, I set forward a policy to advance stem cell research in a responsible way by funding research on stem cell lines derived only from embryos that had already been destroyed. This policy set a clear standard: We should not use public money to support the further destruction of human life. (Applause.)


And then Tony Snow last week:



"The simple answer is he thinks murder’s wrong."



This stick in anyone's craw?

Bush logic: "Destruction" of life (aka Murder in his words) is bad but as long as it already happened it's fine. Peachy.

Now, I don't think it's murder, given that it's just 50-150 undifferentiated cells on a dish. But you can't have it both ways. Bush wants to be pro-science and pro-conservative christian voting bloc. You can't be both...

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