Of everything I read about the June 6 funeral of late-term abortionist George Tiller, I thought this was the most telling, from the New York Times:

But for the most part, Dr. Tiller’s funeral focused less on his work than on his life with his family and friends. The word abortion was never uttered….

Clearly they all knew: Tiller was murdered for his “life’s” work, but the reason was unmentionable? Sad. Even in death George Tiller’s “vocation” was anathema….
Conversely, without ever saying the A-word, family and friends implied that if anything would earn Tiller a place in both heaven and history as a martyr it would be the tens of thousands of abortions he committed. From the Associated Press:

“Dear God, get heaven ready, because Mr. Enthusiasm is coming,” said Larry Borcherding, of Overland Park, who first met Tiller a half-century ago when both were students at the University of KS. “Heaven will never be the same. It will be a better, better place with George in it.”…

But if what Tiller did was so heroic, why not describe it?

“Dear God, get heaven ready, because one of the few who not only stomached but relished aborting late-term babies (We called him ‘Mr. Enthusiasm’!) is coming!…

Continue reading my column, “Missing from Tiller’s eulogy: The A-word,” in today’s WorldNetDaily.com.

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