Republicans who won were willing to call out Democrat abortion extremism

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As Republicans’ hoped-for red wave turned out to be more of a red ripple, GOP presidential hopefuls should make note of what worked and what didn’t.  

Various post-mortems were quick to blame pro-life candidates and the Dobbs decision. Headlines proclaimed, “Abortion Again Proves to be a Winning Issue for Democrats” and “Voters solidify pro-abortion stance at the polls.”  

This facile narrative is wrong. 

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Most Americans are not “pro-abortion” by any stretch. The position of today’s Democratic Party – abortion on demand until birth, paid for by taxpayers – has never been popular. Even immediately after Dobbs, it garnered only 10% support. 

Florida Senator Marco Rubio won by going on offense against his opponent’s abortion extremism. (Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

In the presidential election cycle that’s just beginning, it is a given that candidates must go on offense – but it’s not sufficient. They must also center a strong, pro-life GOP agenda around national minimum protections for the unborn child and mothers. One prominent Democrat pollster conceded the party’s fear of this debate, saying, “Debating [gestational] weeks is

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