Dannenfelser on Mollohan: That’s one incumbent ‘pro-life Democrat’ down, more to come UPDATE: TV spot that did it
Why did veteran, earmark-happy Rep. Alan Mollohan lose yesterday’s Democratic congressional primary in West Virginia? Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser says he’s just the first of the faux “pro-life Democrats” who has been targeted for defeat because of their votes for Obamacare.
“Just as Bart Stupak did, Congressman Mollohan now fully realizes that votes do have consequences. Mollohan’s loss comes as a direct result of his vote for healthcare reform that included federal funding of abortion,” Dannenfelser said.
“We promised Rep. Mollohan and the other ‘pro-life’ Democrats that we would make their re-election incredibly painful if they voted ‘yes’ on the healthcare bill. Tonight, the Susan B. Anthony List followed through on that promise, and Rep. Mollohan is the second member of that coalition to see those consequences.
“This should be just another sign to ‘pro-life’ Democrats that voted for the healthcare bill that they will face the same consequences as Stupak and Mollohan.”
And there’s more to come, according to Dannenfelser…
…And here’s the Susan B. Anthony List spot that Mollohan couldn’t get past:
Read the entire article at the Washington Examiner.