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  •  Emails Show Handel Behind Komen's Decision (5+ / 0-)

    Susan G. Komen for the Cure Vice President Karen Handel drove the foundation's decision to defund Planned Parenthood for purely political reasons, according to emails reviewed by The Huffington Post.

    "The emails show that Karen Handel was behind the entire decision to defund Planned Parenthood," The Huffington Post's Laura Bassett told CNN's Soledad O'Brien Monday. "She was behind the strategy to develop the new criteria for who can be funded and she's been behind the PR effort to clean up what's happened since the decision was announced."

    Here we are now Entertain us I feel stupid and contagious

    by Scarce on Mon Feb 06, 2012 at 08:39:17 AM PST

    •  Well, I'd be careful there. (2+ / 0-)
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      koosah, Marie

      If they remove Handel, they haven't removed the problem. The selection of Handel was ideologically motivated, wasn't it.

      If Handel becomes the focus of the backlash, getting rid of Handel (or her resignation) is a too easy and false solution.

      •  And yet not even that obvious 'solution' has occur (0+ / 0-)

        ..occurred, saying as much about just how ideologically driven these Komen people are.

        Here we are now Entertain us I feel stupid and contagious

        by Scarce on Mon Feb 06, 2012 at 09:21:34 AM PST

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