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[-] [email protected] 107 points 10 months ago

"Post-birth abortion" 💀💀

Bro that's called murder 😅 why do they try so much to associate abortion with murder? It never worked and never will. Nobody is as dumb as they are. It's like they are trying to convince you to become stupid and forget reason because Jesus.

What in the actual fuck is wrong with conservatives nowadays? This is why this ideology is dying. And the more it dies, the more radicalized they become

[-] _cerpin_taxt_ 99 points 10 months ago

Why isn't the interviewer calling out his bullshit to his face? This is how you get the lowest common denominator to believe this garbage.

[-] [email protected] 49 points 10 months ago

Because CNN got shifted towards the right for a while. I know there's been leadership change at CNN relatively recently, but I don't know if that leadership is making any changes on that front, or if any attempted changes are having an effect.

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[-] [email protected] 37 points 10 months ago

It's the bullshit myth of "impartiality" that most journalists buy into.

They think they need to just "let the candidate speak for themselves" unless it's a left leaning candidate, and then they either;

A, Ignore the candidate completely,
B, Tear into the candidate on made up metrics like "electability" despite how popular the candidate actually is.

More has been written on this subject, but this is a good one.

[-] dessimbelackis 26 points 10 months ago

It’s cuz the people who own media companies love republican policies and candidates no matter how “left-leaning” they allow their outlets to present as. An actual left-wing news station would tear desantis apart but they don’t exist because of media concentration.

[-] cedarmesa 12 points 10 months ago* (last edited 9 months ago)
[-] [email protected] 14 points 10 months ago* (last edited 10 months ago)

Because he's not a journalist, he's a content creator. He gets paid for views, not for accurate reporting

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[-] [email protected] 21 points 10 months ago* (last edited 10 months ago)

If you listened to the whole video they talk about not providing life savings care to the child, which is not murder. There are a ton of babies who don't do well after birth and are not expected to survive long. This happens for a lot of different reasons. Withdraw of care, or moving to comfort care, is a well defined and common occurrence across the medical field. People die all the time and you can artificially preserve things like the heartbeat and breathing with machines, but you have to decide if that's what is best for the patient. It's not murder, it's not "post term abortion" either.

[-] [email protected] 16 points 10 months ago

I just find the term incredibly stupid and hilarious 😅 Republicans always says the dumbest shit.

Think about it for a second;

"Post birth" means you are born. Right? Once you are born, you cant be aborted anymore... it changes the whole meaning. If you are born, breathe on your own and someone kills you, its murder. Not "post-birth abortion" lmao. Abortion is the end of a pregnancy. No pregnancy, no abortion.

Republicans can spin and twist this off as "abortion" as much as they want, they aren't doing a good job convincing the average Joe that abortion is wrong. Which is their goal... and everybody knows abortion is a relatively mild medicine procedure that does not involve killing anybody so why still using these stupid ass term?

[-] [email protected] 14 points 10 months ago

It's a tactful way to get ignorant people to vote against their own interest. I don't think DeSantis is dumb, I think he's power hungry.

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[-] wanderingmagus 12 points 10 months ago

Because it did work. It worked well enough that January 6th happened, and the 2016 election. It worked well enough that Florida consistently looks like Florida and votes like Florida, generation after generation.

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[-] firewyre 78 points 10 months ago

My only question is if he's stupid enough to actually believe it.

[-] NewEnglandRedshirt 78 points 10 months ago

I doubt that he is. His supporters, on the other hand...

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[-] Polydextrous 27 points 10 months ago* (last edited 10 months ago)

It’s just as dumb as believing in “partial birth” abortions which…I mean…come on. If only these people had the capacity to think about it for two seconds.

[-] Treefox 9 points 10 months ago

What in the world is a "partial birth" abortion?

[-] ickplant 35 points 10 months ago

The idea is it’s a late-term abortion where the baby is partially born and then killed. These abortions have been officially illegal since 2003. In general, only a tiny percentage of abortions are performed later than 24 weeks, and it’s almost always because of something terrible. Here’s a good article about it: https://www.npr.org/2006/02/21/5168163/partial-birth-abortion-separating-fact-from-spin

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[-] givesomefucks 22 points 10 months ago

Something republicans made up

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[-] [email protected] 17 points 10 months ago

The republicans have been brainwashing their base to believe Democrats and Liberals are Satan's minions, just pure evil. They'll believe anything that fits that narrative. Remember the guy that shot up a pizza place because the right wing fronted a conspiracy theory that Hillary was running a pedophile ring in the basement.

[-] forgotten_xennial 17 points 10 months ago

Pedophile ring in the basement of the pizza place, which literally had no basement.

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[-] LEDZeppelin 12 points 10 months ago

How stupid of a journalist/interviewer you have to be not to call out that bullshit and not relent until this fucker corrects his words on camera.

[-] [email protected] 16 points 10 months ago

That's the "New" CNN for ya trying to reach FOX News viewers.

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[-] [email protected] 11 points 10 months ago

Absolutely not. These people know exactly what they're doing. Except Donnie Cheeto of course, who genuinely has no idea of what is true and what is false. That's why he comes across as so "authentic" to the morons.

[-] Drewsteau 8 points 10 months ago

Yeah this guy is a Yale/Harvard grad. He’s not stupid, but he knows what stupid people will believe and he knows how to say it convincingly

[-] CompostMaterial 76 points 10 months ago

Too bad no one aborted DeSantis.

[-] [email protected] 40 points 10 months ago

He's post-birth, so I supposed there's still time.

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[-] [email protected] 42 points 10 months ago

What kind of stupidity does it take to hear "post-birth abortion," and not immediately question it? We're doomed, because half of the voting population in this country can be convinced of literally anything if it's said by the right person, and it hurts the right people.

[-] Madison420 19 points 10 months ago

It takes generations of crippling education that removed critical thinking from a generation. Instead of thinking "post birth" abortion = actual murder and instead go "abortion" = murder "post birth abortion" double murder! It's like when you ask a Christian about sharia and they decry it yet when asked if Christianity should be involved in politics or shape politics and they go "of course!" Being wholely ignorant of the fact abrahamic law (Mosiac law) and sharia are most similar than dissimilar.

[-] [email protected] 12 points 10 months ago

By their own logic, "post-birth abortion" should be seen as no worse than regular abortion because they claim regular abortion is murder. Not that I expect them to ever be logically consistent.

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[-] RampageDon 36 points 10 months ago

Someone should remind Floridians they live in a post birth abortion state since they allow the death penalty.

[-] [email protected] 34 points 10 months ago

My grandfather said abortion should be legal through 1st grade. And he wasn’t a liberal.

[-] [email protected] 26 points 10 months ago

“I brought you in to this world and I can take you out. And make another one just like you.”

  • Dad, Trump voter.
[-] [email protected] 10 points 10 months ago

Dude, my dad said almost exactly the same thing to me all the time growing up. He tried to make good on that statement on the regular. He also voted for fucking Trump.

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[-] morgan_423 31 points 10 months ago

Does anyone want to let him know that he has about 1,500 "post-birth abortions" per year happening in his state?

[-] [email protected] 29 points 10 months ago

Don't post birth abortions happen in a lot of states, particularly at schools, but also grocery stores, homes, movie theaters, concerts?

[-] [email protected] 12 points 10 months ago

Wait, you forgot malls, the streets, restaurants, libraries, and other locations people might exist at.

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[-] theyresocool 28 points 10 months ago

There is no such thing as a liberal or conservative state. Dumbass doesn’t even know that fact.

Vote for a Florida politician and you get a bag of shit with some cocaine on it.

Go ahead and test the waters for a third time and watch your kids future vanish. What’s left of it anyway.

[-] [email protected] 22 points 10 months ago

"Post-birth abortion"

This shit is like an SNL parody of America

[-] RojoSanIchiban 22 points 10 months ago* (last edited 10 months ago)

Capital Punishment is just a fancy word for extremely late-term post-birth abortions.

So red states do it all the time, Ronnie.

[-] [email protected] 13 points 10 months ago

Lol he also said he's against the military providing abortions.

They’re actually paying people to go and get abortions with American tax dollars as part of the military.

This dude's going to make sure the military doesn't kill anyone, I guess.

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[-] Coach 20 points 10 months ago

They sure do. It's call murder. And it's happening with guns. DeSanctimonious is anti-gun! Get 'em!!

[-] [email protected] 19 points 10 months ago

Can we post-birth abort DeSantis?

[-] MissO 18 points 10 months ago

baseless claim

I wish they’d just out and out say “lies”.

[-] Deelala0516 17 points 10 months ago

He should have been post birth aborted. I guess it could still happen, huh?

[-] [email protected] 14 points 10 months ago

Meanwhile, it’s Republikkkan states and legislatures that perform post birth abortions through inaction on school mass shootings.

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[-] [email protected] 14 points 10 months ago

It’s all about imagery for Republicans, not honesty or reality. Waiting for the introduction of phrases like “mutilation abortion”, “satanic abortion”, and “puppy killing abortion” when talking about liberal states.

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[-] shotgun_ninja 11 points 10 months ago

Can I get one? I don't want to live on this planet anymore.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 10 months ago

Maybe "post-birth abortion" is the term we should be using to make the GOP finally address school shootings.

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[-] ninekeysdown 8 points 10 months ago

That MF KNOWS EXACTLY what he is doing and is trying to get free media time while pushing out dangerous claims. He also knows hes loosing and when he looses he is completely done for.

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