This is what you will spend all your time defending, not the unborn.
That’s the paradox rejecting Whole Life Catholic thinking. You imagine you will get a prolife candidate who will work for you. Instead, you enslave yourself to a pro-death candidate and wind up working for him–spending all the time and energy you might have spent defending the unborn defending every stupid racist, religiously bigoted thing that comes out of his mouth–beginning with elaborate rationalizations about why he is not really a racist. He will send you off to battle the Church’s teaching on racism and religious liberty and you will neither serve the unborn, nor get a damn thing from him–a complete Faustian Bargain in which, as Uncle Screwtape gloats: “To get the man’s soul and give him nothing in return—-that is what really gladdens our Father’s heart.
In contrast, if you simply embrace the whole of the Church’s teaching and refuse to make excuses for obvious evil or fight the Church at the bidding of Culture War liars, you suddenly find you have all this free time to so what you claim in your non-negotiable: defending the unborn.
Be more prolife, not less. Stop defending evil and using the unborn as human shields to do it. Oppose abortion *and* racism. Defend the unborn *and* religious liberty.