Sebelius and Tiller: What could be worse? Plenty.

Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius won Senate Finance Committee approval today as she moves closer to becoming the next Secretary of Health and Human Services. The full Senate is expected to vote on her confirmation within the week.
Unfortunately, despite her tax indiscretions and questionable dealings with Kansas abortionist George Tiller, Sebelius faces little opposition in these final stages of the confirmation process. Even the historically pro-life Senator Brownback has chosen to support her nomination for admittedly political reasons.
The Health and Human Services Secretary position is one of the few cabinet seats in which one’s views on abortion are immediately relevant… and given her history, pro-life activists can be sure that a Secretary Sebelius will not make their work any easier.
Worse, it turns out that abortion isn’t the only health issue on which Sebelius holds alarming views:

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Wasinger: Why so silent?

The recent discovery of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius’ tax problems will probably not obstruct her confirmation as secretary of health and human services. Perhaps her tax indiscretions really were unimportant… or perhaps they are now considered business as usual. After all, Sebelius is hardly the first of Obama’s nominees to have an embarrassing tax history.
She is, however, the first radically pro-abortion politician that Senator Sam Brownback has publicly supported.
Sebelius’ extreme pro-abortion views are well documented, as is her relationship with George Tiller, the abortionist currently in danger of losing his medical license after multiple accusations of financial misdoings, patient endangerment, and illegal bypassing of Kansas abortion laws. Tiller is just the sort of unsavory character that you don’t want your elected officials palling around with, regardless of your political leanings.
Brownback’s support of Sebelius’ nomination as HHS secretary, one of the few cabinet positions in which one’s views on abortion are immediately relevant, was an unpleasant surprise to many pro-lifers. Senator Brownback has never been known to waver on pro-life issues… until now.

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