Obama’s “Ideology” Inconsistency

In the President’s remarks introducing his stem-cell policy, he insisted:

[W]e will ensure that our government never opens the door to the use of cloning for human reproduction. It is dangerous, profoundly wrong, and has no place in our society, or any society.

Three sentences later he said:

[This Order] is about ensuring that scientific data is never distorted or concealed to serve a political agenda – and that we make scientific decisions based on facts, not ideology.

Declaring something “dangerous” and “profoundly wrong” is nothing if not an ideological statement.

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Comments

  1. You’ve illustrated one of the things that profoundly irritates me about President Obama: his ability to say opposite concepts as if they are the same thing. I think the world (in general) is falling for it because it seems “hopeful;” as if we all will be enabled by his rhetorical fiats to “move on” past reality…

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