McCain and Roe
"But we all know, and it's obvious, that if we repeal Roe v. Wade tomorrow, thousands of young American women would be performing illegal and dangerous operations."
This quote is different than what McCain said in South Carolina over the weekend. Nonetheless he expresses support for the elimination of abortions because it is an "unpleasant and terrible procedure."
It is noticeable that Governor Romney's vehement support for defending a woman's right to choose stands in clear contrast with McCain's statement here.
UPDATE (9:17 P.M): Per the Hotline. Right before this clip begins McCain says the following. “I am proud of a 17-year voting record of pro-life positions. And I adhere to that position. I believe this issue of the repeal of Roe v. Wade is important. I favor the ultimate repeal of Roe v. Wade. But we all know, and it's obvious, that if we repeal Roe v. Wade tomorrow..."
Romney's You-tube (below) shows him aggressively supporting a woman's right to choose and balking at an endorsement by a right to life group; on the otherhand the McCain you-tube is a cut-down version of a quote where he gives an essentially pro-life position with a rhetorical caveat. One would think the "wag" (Hotline's term not ours) that opposes McCain could have unearthed a better counter video than this...
UPDATE 2: Redstate criticizes Romney folks for "cherrypick editing"