After watching the Prop 8 trial and any attempt to make the identities of people testifying in a court of law more public were thwarted by the right arguing that the gays could get overly nasty and mean, these voicemails left for Bart Stupak should put things in perspective. While they're dealing with abortion and health care and not gay issues specifically, these are generally the same folks who think that they own the country so they can tell everyone else what they can and cannot do.
Just imagine what they'd be like if the health care reform actually expanded women's access to reproductive health care. This is what they're like when abortion isn't restricted enough. Scary.
Audio after the jump.
Also, here's a parody of Sarah Palin's call to "reload" and target Democrats who voted for health care reform.
A companion Facebook post threatened a full-blown nuclear "Sarahpocalypse" to "take back" America.
The Facebook post urged Palin supporters to consider the benefits of decimating certain sections of the country to achieve a return to founding values:
"With the most pro-abortion president in the history of the world 'transforming' our country into an socialist abortion-lovers' paradise and installing abortion vending machines and death panels on every corner, our country is being 'transformed' in unwanted ways. It's time for Commonsense Conservatives & lovers of America to take a stand.
"Now some might say exploding nuclear bombs on non-pro-America parts of America is a drastic solution. I say you can't make a pro-America omelet without literally breaking some anti-American eggs and frying up some elitist bacon."
While many reacted to Palin's proposal with shock and horror, others seemed nonplussed:
"I don't think it's particularly helpful," President Obama said. "But we'll continue to reach across the aisle and try to work with Republicans in a bipartisan way. That's clearly what the American people expect."