Joe Biden Highlights Liberals’ Disgusting Hypocrisy on Life and Abortion

-By Warner Todd Huston

Vice President Joe Biden broke one of the left’s most closely held beliefs with his pronouncement on when life begins. But he also showed liberals for their disgusting, anti-human hypocrisy.

In a new interview with a Catholic magazine called America, Biden actually said he is pretty sure life begins at conception. This is something liberals never say.

After all, if life begins at conception, then abortion is necessarily killing a human being. This is usually a point that liberals refuse to concede and to avoid the discussion they pretend that any infant before birth isn’t really a human being.

During the interview, Biden said, “I’m prepared to accept that at the moment of conception there’s human life and being, but I’m not prepared to say that to other God­-fearing, non-­God­ fearing people that have a different view.”

Note that even as Biden said he is ready to accept that life begins at conception, he also said he is not willing to make policy on that truth. This means that life is meaningless to him when all is said and done.

Biden explained further saying:

“I’m prepared to accept as a matter of faith, my wife and I, my family, the issue of abortion, but what I’m not prepared to do is to impose a rigid view, a precise view, rigid sounds pejorative, a precise view that is born out of my faith, on other people who are equally God­-fearing, equally as committed to life, equally as committed to the sanctity of life.”

So, on one hand he thinks that a baby is a human being from the very second the egg is fertilized. Yet on the other, as a mere matter of political expediency, he is equally prepared to ignore the sanctity of that life and agree that it can be killed at random and for little reason beyond mere convenience of the mother.

One might ask the Vice President just where this arbitrary criteria ends? If a fertilized egg is human, but he is still OK with killing it, at what other arbitrary time might a human life be ended for convenience?

Can we kill any human life that is inconvenient? Are handicapped people inconvenient enough to murder? How about old people? Are the sick too inconvenient to put up with? How about blacks? Or how about whites? Can we kill them because their race is somehow inconvenient?

And if you say, no, that all those people cannot be killed *just because* then I would ask why not? What is your justification for saying they have a right to their life? If you can kill a baby because you just don’t feel like putting up with it, why can’t you kill anyone at any time just because you don’t feel like putting up with them? What logical criteria do you have to make these decisions? Isn’t all life worth reverence? What life is not worthy of protection? Why?

These are uncomfortable questions but they are logical questions that liberals need to be confronted with and forced to answer. Because the only true answer is that they have no answer.

The fact is that liberals do not care about life. They only care about convenience. If life is inconvenient, then it is ripe for being snuffed out. It is time that liberals stop hiding behind claims that they “care.” They don’t.

Here is the video of Biden’s interview:

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Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago based freelance writer. He has been writing news, opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and before that wrote articles on U.S. history for several American history magazines. Huston is a featured writer for Andrew Breitbart’s Breitbart News, and he appears on such sites as,,, and many, many others. Huston has also appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, and many local TV shows as well as numerous talk radio shows throughout the country.

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