The New Civility Strikes Again

I think we are starting to understand what the Democrats meant by the “new civility.” “New civility” means “old-time gutter politics.” The latest practitioner is Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, who interpreted the Republicans’ anti-abortion rider to a small and desultory crowd of pro-abortion activists:

“This is probably one of the worst times we’ve seen because the numbers of people elected to Congress. I went through this as co-chair of the arts caucus,” Slaughter said, according to a CNS News report. “In ’94 people were elected simply to come here to kill the National Endowment for the Arts. Now they’re here to kill women.”

No, she wasn’t referring to baby girls who are aborted. What she was referring to, God only knows. Slaughter topped it off by invoking the N-word:

“You are allowed to have an abortion if you have been raped or it’s a matter of incest,” said Slaughter. “However, you have to keep a receipt. Did you know that? It’s sort of like an old German Nazi movie. Show me your papers!”

Lest you think we made this up (sort of like how Slaughter made up her charges against Republicans), here she is:

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