Quite a Chairperson You've Got There, GOP

So, RNC Chair Michael Steele does an interview with GQ, published yesterday, in which he bluntly says he's pro-choice:
Are you saying you think women have the right to choose abortion?
Yeah. I mean, again, I think that’s an individual choice.

You do?
Yeah. Absolutely.
Which, of course, is Not Allowed, since recognizing the bodily autonomy of women is Republican heresy. So this morning, Steele has issued what we're all meant to pretend is a clarifying statement, but is, naturally, just a blatant bit of backpedaling:
I am pro-life, always have been, always will be.

I tried to present why I am pro life while recognizing that my mother had a "choice" before deciding to put me up for adoption. I thank her every day for supporting life. The strength of the pro life movement lies in choosing life and sharing the wisdom of that choice with those who face difficult circumstances. They did that for my mother and I am here today because they did. In my view Roe vs. Wade was wrongly decided and should be repealed. I realize that there are good people in our party who disagree with me on this issue.

But the Republican Party is and will continue to be the party of life. I support our platform and its call for a Human Life Amendment. It is important that we stand up for the defenseless and that we continue to work to change the hearts and minds of our fellow countrymen so that we can welcome all children and protect them under the law.

Say, isn't it about time for you to apologize to Rush Limbaugh again, you pathetic marionette?

I eagerly await the creative revisionism once the rightwing discovers Steele also said in the same interview that being gay isn't a choice.

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