Recently the Obama campaign put out an push trying to inform voters that if McCain wins the Presidency that will “imperil” abortion (an example in the echo chamber). As a quick example see Mr Schraub:
Obama is up with radio ads attacking John McCain on abortion. That’s rare from a Democratic candidate, but the fact that Roe is genuinely imperiled this election makes it wise move, in my view.
Uhmmm. That’s pretty much pure hogwash. Does he (or Mr Obama) imagine that the Democrats will somehow magically lose control of House and Senate as well in this election. I don’t think that’s expected by anyone. Does he (or Mr Obama) forget that the judicial confirmation process is not “advise and consent” but typically a litmus test on key issues? If McCain does win, the judges that get confirmed will be have to be relatively centrist. Abortion will not “suddenly be illegal” at best it will be regulated more (which by the way is all I personally would like to see). But its more likely that given a McCain victory the Roe v Wade decision will remain on the books for another 4 years.