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Position on issues should be crystal clear

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, March 3, 2014 10:46 a.m. CST

Too bad GOP candidate for governor, Bruce Rauner, is flip-flopping about the minimum wage. If he is going to shift his position on issues, he should consider reversing his stand on abortion.

No candidate worth his salt should be [for abortion rights]. All persons who call themselves Christians should refuse to vote and support any candidate who does not defend life before birth or is for spending tax dollars for abortions.

Other than that, he is a formidable candidate. He can easily beat Quinn, who is the lackluster incumbent, leader of the Democrats in the state of Illinois. But Rauner wears the GOP label loosely. His ties to Rahm Emanuel and business with members of the other party renders him suspect, a potential turncoat.

Sounds like another rich guy collecting titles for a hobby without regard for the philosophy or integrity of the party he proposes to represent.

This is the primary election we are talking about, [during the] 41st anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, [which is] comparable to saying you are pro-slavery just before the 20th of January.

 

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