It’s no surprise that the chickenshit Republican frontrunner, who has waffled on the abortion issue — as he has on most other issues — decided to duck this event:
Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney was conspicuous by his absence evening at a debate organized by an anti-abortion group in South Carolina.
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, Texas Governor Rick Perry, ultraconservative former
Senator Rick Santorum and Texas Representative Ron Paul all responded to the invitation to speak at Personhood USA’s Presidential Pro-Life Forum ahead of Saturday’s key primary vote.
All four of the candidates repeated their opposition to abortion, a subject on which Romney’s position has varied over the years.
The president of Personhood USA, Keith Mason, said Romney was invited to the forum at a Greenville hotel in front of an audience of several hundred people.
“Why not Romney,” Mason asked. “He was invited but he had a conflict and was not able to make it. He also had a conflict in Iowa…”