If they were dead puppy parts, or parts from homosexual babies, or babies that self-identified as adults, it’d be a different story. Meaning, it would be a story. But as it is, the fact that these fetuses don’t look like puppies, and their sexual orientation cannot yet be determined, and their sexual-identity cannot yet be expressed, the most viral, re-tweeted, utterly disturbing national issue of the day went largely uncovered by all the major television and radio networks. In fact, when I went digging into CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC, and NPR’s coverage of the Planned Parenthood Exec sipping wine and eating salad while discussing the marketability of a pre-born baby’s heart, liver, and lungs, I found these reporting agencies spinning the story as an attack from anti-abortion groups. “You didn’t see the entire clip.” “The money is going to the mothers.” “These ’tissues’ are donated to medical research.” And, “The right is just on a hunt.”
We’re in trouble, America.