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Old 06-01-2009, 07:30 PM
Bro. Parrish
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You can't help but notice, like most media spins, the headline on that article sets the stage for a slanted presentation right from the start...

notice the title that given to the Pro-Life camp is NEVER PRO-LIFE, it is always "opponent," or "anti abortion," or in this case the title is simply "ABORTION FOES."

Here is how the word "FOE" is described by

foe  [foh]
1. a person who feels enmity, hatred, or malice toward another; enemy: a bitter foe.
2. a military enemy; hostile army.
3. a person belonging to a hostile army or nation.
4. an opponent in a game or contest; adversary: a political foe.
5. a person who is opposed in feeling, principle, etc., to something: a foe to progress in civil rights.
6. a thing that is harmful to or destructive of something: Sloth is the foe of health.

This subtle tactic is very typical in the media, and sets the tone for the entire article, even though as the article goes on to report; just last month, a Gallup Poll found that 51 percent of Americans now call themselves PRO-LIFE.