Shaun Mullen wonders how it got this way:
I am still having a difficult time getting my head around this, but it appears that today’s Republican Party is adamantly against abortions for the unborn, adamantly against health care for the newborn if their mother chooses not to have an abortion and lacks insurance, adamantly for letting an adult with serious health issues die if they lack insurance, and adamantly for executing people even under the flimsiest of evidence.
Have I got that right? Yes I do, but the question arises as to how the GOP got itself tied in such seemingly contradictory knots.
That’s easy: Obeisance to ideological purity no matter the circumstances, an unwillingness to listen to the views of others and a win-at-all-costs mentality as the GOP continues to devolve from a traditional political party to something resembling a religion.