Trump wins several states, wags finger at ‘so-called conservatives’ for wholesale criticism of Planned Parenthood
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So is this really going to be the Republican nominee who will offer an enticing and principled alternative to Hillary?
“Look, Planned Parenthood has done very good work for many, many — for millions of women,” Trump said in a news conference Tuesday night. “And I’ll say it, and I know a lot of the so-called conservatives, they say that’s really … cause I’m a conservative, but I’m a common-sense conservative.”
Trump said he would not fund Planned Parenthood “as long as you have the abortion going on,” but noted the “millions of people — and I’ve had thousands of letters from women — that have been helped.”
“So called conservatives” even got the finger quote treatment — and Christie behind Trump looks like he’s waiting to ask for directions to the bus stop:
Donald Trump backs Planned Parenthood. pic.twitter.com/cwHcWosXZ6
— POLITICO Video (@POLITICOvideo) March 2, 2016
Hillary’s probably at 1600 Penn measuring for curtains (again) as we speak.
Planned Parenthood doesn’t seem moved by Trump’s recent acquiescence:
— Planned Parenthood (@PPact) March 1, 2016
The Republican convention this summer might be anything but boring.