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Tebow Super Bowl Ad

The horror.

4:55 PM, Feb 7, 2010 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Via Steven Ertelt, this is the supposedly "controversial" Tim Tebow Super Bowl ad that the National Organization for Women fought tooth and nail to keep off the airwaves:

Full Transcript:

PAM TEBOW: I call him my miracle baby. He almost didn't make it into this world. I remember so many times when I almost lost him. It was so hard. Well he's all grown up now, and I still worry about his health. Everybody treats him like he's different, but to me, he's just my baby. He's my Timmy, and I love him.

TIM TEBOW: Thanks mom. Love you too.

Wow. Gloria Allred threatened to sue CBS over this? I wonder if she's embarrassed today. Ditto for The New Republic's Michelle Cottle, who declared before ever seeing the ad, "I do wish CBS weren't running the spot — not because I'm a pro-choice liberal but because I'm a protective parent." Hopefully too many children won't have nightmares after watching a mother call her son a "miracle baby" and say that she loves him.

The ad does link to the Focus on the Family website, which features a longer, more explicit discussion with the Tebows, in which Pam Tebow describes how doctors told her to abort her son, or fetal "tissue" or a "tumor" as the doctors put it. The irony, of course, is that if NOW, Planned Parenthood, NARAL, et. al, hadn't freaked out and tried to stop one woman from telling the world about her decision to choose life, not nearly as many people would be interested in going to the website and hearing the Tebows' full story.

Update: To clarify, this is the pre-game Tebow ad, which is reportedly somehow more controversial than the ad that will run during the game.

Update: Ed Morrissey has the game time ad, which is pretty much the same as the ad above except for one attempt at humor.

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