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Cain Tries to Clarify Abortion Remarks

4:20 PM, Oct 21, 2011 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Phil Klein notes that Cain keeps digging himself a deeper hole:

Herman Cain took another shot at clarifying his abortion stance on Fox News today, but in the process only added to the confusion.

Cain attempted to argue that when he said in a CNN interview earlier this week that the decision was ultimately up to the family, what he really meant was that it was up the family as to whether they wanted to break the law.

“I do not think abortion should be legal in this country,” Cain said on Fox today. “Abortion should not be legal. That is clear. But if a family made the decision to break the law, that’s that family’s decision.”

On its face, it's completely bizarre for a presidential candidate to say that families should decide whether they want to break the law, but either way, it's difficult to square with previous comments.

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