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By Jason Jones & John Zmirak, The Stream, August 25, 2020

In his latest Rube Goldberg contraption designed to show why pro-lifers should not back a pro-life president, David French exhausts himself. It’s frankly hard to slog through something that long when one’s so busy cringing. Here is a once-prominent public intellectual, who actually toyed with running for president of the U.S., reduced to peddling sophistries to his ever-shrinking audience. His point?

Who Cares Who’s President?

It doesn’t matter if you refuse to vote against Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. If his incessant, distorted, personally motivated attacks on Trump and his supporters help those two get elected?

French’s conscience will be clear. It doesn’t make that much difference, French tries to tell us, who gets elected president of the U.S. Who chooses its Supreme Court justices. Or who directs our policies at the U.N. — which can either push foreign countries to protect unborn children, or pressure them to abandon them.  …

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