John McCain's Attack on Women

As I was writing my list of debate words and phrases, I left out my new character, "Jane The Pregnant" for a reason. We need to talk about how John McCain hates women's freedoms :


psst! @JohnMcCain cares more about #JoeThePlumpber than #JaneThePregnant. pass it on. #debate08psst!

One of the most poignant moments of last night's debate was the discussion over abortion and the composition of the Supreme Court. I hate to say, but it took my breath away.


I was shocked at the callousness and cruelty exhibit John McCain exhibited towards women. This is not just a man that thinks that women have too many freedoms. He basically said that the life of a women was worthless compared to the viability of a fetus and to say any to the contrary was to be an extremist primed for his contempt. That's the extreme pro-abortion position, quote, "health", said John McCain as he said derisively about the need to save a woman's life.



It was a breath-taking moment that left me not just confounded but chilled to the bone.


John McCain, after defending "Joe The Plumber" throughout all the debate, not only was belligerent about women's right to choose. He feels it is appropriate to invoke "state rights" with their laws of slavery's past because he believes women are fickle about the reasons they want to terminate a pregnancy.

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal

Don't Sit on the Sidelines of History. Join Alternet All Access and Go Ad-Free. Support Honest Journalism.