Why Planned Parenthood Won't Get Fooled Again
Friday, February 11, 2011
This month, a group of anti-abortion activists called Live Action tried to catch Planned Parenthood in wrongdoing using hidden cameras. The stunt was modeled after a similar conservative expose' of ACORN two years ago. But while the ACORN tape ended up sinking that organization (Congress defunded them soon after), the Planned Parenthood tapes haven’t had quite the same resonance. Slate’s Dave Weigel explains why.