Friday, January 23, 2009

Elections Have Consequences: Saving Women's Lives Edition

In Obama's first two full days in office, he righted America's overturned moral ship, closing Guantanamo, ending torture, speaking to State Department staff about a return to negotiation, and naming special envoys to deal with the trickiest foreign policy challenges on the planet.

Today, Day 3, he overturned the global gag rule on abortion, allowing agencies who get family planning money from the United States to talk about abortion.

More good things have happened this week than in the previous 8 years combined.