March 7, 2012 - Cecile Richards

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Mitt Romney wins Ohio on Super Tuesday, CNN reveals holodeck technology, the White House press corps tries to gin up a fight, and Cecile Richards discusses Planned Parenthood.

COMEDY CENTRAL

>> Jon: HEY, EVERYBODY.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

VERY NICE OF YOU.

WELCOME TO "THE DAILY SHOW."

MY NAME IS JON STEWART.

WE GOT A GOOD ONE FOR YOU

TONIGHT.

MY GUEST, CECILE RICHARDS, THE

STAR OF NBC'S "PARENTHOOD."

[LAUGHTER]

OH.

SHE'S THE PRESIDENT OF PLANNED

PARENTHOOD.

I GUESS MY QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT

CRAIGT. NELSON IS REALLY LIKE

ARE... ANYWAY, WE BEGIN TONIGHT

WITH ACCIDENT YES'S PARADOX,

WHICH BOSTON CHEWLATES THAT TO

GET TO YOUR DESTINATION, YOU

MUST FIRST TRAVEL HALF THE

DISTANCE TOWARDS IT AND FROM

THERE HALF THE REMAINING

DISTANCE SO ON AND SO ON IPSO

FACTO ET AL, ERR GO, VIS-A-VIS,

SAY LAW VIE.

ONE CAN NEVER ARRIVE AT THE END

POINT, WHICH BRINGS US TO THE

RACE FOR THE REPUBLICAN

NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT.

OUR COVERAGE OF ENDLESS SUFFRAGE

2012.

ALL I HEARD, ALL I HEARD FROM

THESE FOOLS WAS THAT TUESDAY WAS

SUPER TUESDAY.

SO NAMED NOT SO MUCH BECAUSE IT

WAS SENT TO EARTH BY ITS PARENT

IN A CRYSTAL SPACE SHIP MOMENTS

BEFORE KRYPTON EXPLODED,

ALTHOUGH IT WAS, BUT BECAUSE WE

WOULD FINALLY HAVE A DECISIVE

NIGHT, ONE THAT WOULD FINALLY

FINISH THIS NEVER-ENDING GOB

STOPPER.

TELL US FINALLY ONCE AND FOR ALL

WHERE CARMEN SAN DIEGO IS.

SERIOUSLY, IT IS LIKE THE

REPUBLICAN NOMINEE FOR PRESIDENT

IS BEING SELECTED AT THIS POINT

BY EROSION.

AND THE KEY TO LAST NIGHT, SUPER

TUESDAY, LET THEM TELL YOU.

>> IF SANTORUM CAN WIN IN OHIO,

HE WILL SURVIVE.

>> IF MITT ROMNEY WINS OHIO, HE

TAKES A GIANT STEP FORWARD.

>> IF SANTORUM CAN SQUEAK THIS

GUY...

>> IF ROMNEY WINS IN OHIO...

>> SANTORUM CAN'T AFFORD TO LOSE

OHIO.

>> IF ROMNEY WINS OHIO.

>> IF SANTORUM WINS THERE, THE

WHOLE OMLETTE IS UP IN THE AIR.

IT MAY LAND ON THE FLOOR.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: YOU HAVE RUN OUT OF

METAPHORS.

THE OMLETTE?

WHAT, ARE YOU STAYING AT A HOTEL

WHERE AN OMLETTE BAR?

THE OMLETTE BAR.

OHIO, HUH?

SO THAT'S IT.

SO OHIO IS THE DECISIVE STATE.

WHOEVER WINS THAT ONE, THAT'S

IT.

AND IF I'M NOT MISTAKEN...

>> ROMNEY DELAIRD THE WINNER IN

OHIO.

>> OH, OKAY.

THANKS FOR COMING.

THAT'S A WRAP.

WE'RE JUST GOING TO SIT BACK.

SHOW'S OVER PLSM ROMNEY, GOOD

LUCK IN THE GENERAL ELECTION.

I'M GOING TO SMOKE MY PIPE AND

WATCH BOOK NOTES AS I DO

UNWINDING AFTER A HARD DAY AT

THE SATIRE FACTORY, UNLESS...

>> ROMNEY EKED OUT THE WIN IN

OHIO.

>> HE BARELY WON IN THE

ALL-IMPORTANT STATE OF OHIO.

>> MITT ROMNEY WON THE MAP BUT

HE LOST THE MOMENTUM.

>> HE COULD NOT DELIVER A

KNOCK-OUT PUNCH.

>> THE REPUBLICAN RACE FAR FROM

OVER, FOLKS.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: EVERY TIME.

IF ONLY I HAD SEEN REHEARSAL, I

WOULD HAVE KNOWN NOT TO GET TOO

COMFORTABLE.

SUPER TUESDAY WAS SUPPOSED TO BE

DECISIVE, THE SHOT HEARD AROUND

THE WORLD.

NOW IT'S THE SHOT THAT WAS

MATHEMATICALLY INCONCLUSIVE, AND

THAT'S NOT NEARLY AS SATISFYING.

>> THE THROW.

THE LONG DRIVE.

IT'S GOING TO BE, I BELIEVE,

GOOD ENOUGH.

THE GIANTS ARE A LEADING

CONTENDER FOR THE PENNANT.

THE GIANTS ARE A LEADING CON

TENTER FOR THE PENNANT.

A LOT OF BASEBALL STILL TO GO.

>> Jon: YOU KNOW WHO IS THE

GREATEST PURVEYOR OF THE FALSE

HOPES THAT THIS WOULD END, THE

LUCY WITH THE SUPER TUESDAY

FOOTBALL.

>> WE'LL BE ABLE TO GET SOME

RESULTS FROM ARGUABLY THE MOST

IMPORTANT SUPER TUESDAY CONTEST,

OHIO, THE KEY BATTLEGROUND

STATE.

>> 63 DELEGATES ARE AT STAKE IN

OHIO.

NO REPUBLICAN HAS EVER WON THE

WHITE HOUSE IN NOVEMBER WITHOUT

FIRST WINNING OHIO.

WHOEVER WINS OHIO WILL WALK AWAY

WITH SOMETHING VERY, VERY

IMPORTANT.

LET'S SEE WHAT WE CAN DO,

WHETHER OR NOT WE'LL BE ABLE TO

MAKE A PROJECTION OR NOT, BUT

GUESS WHAT, OHIO, OHIO, OHIO.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: SO YOU'RE SAYING OHIO.

WITH A 12-FOOT DIGITAL CLOCK

BEHIND YOU AND REPEATING THE

WORD OHIO.

NOW WATCH CLOSELY AS THIS

ENORMOUS BALLOON THAT HAS BEEN

INFLATED BEFORE OUR VERY EYES

TURNS OUT TO BE A WHOOPI

CUSHION.

>> OHIO, OHIO, OHIO, THE KEY

BATTLEGROUND STATE.

>> AND AS EXPECTED, WE CANNOT

MAKE A PROJECTION IN OHIO RIGHT

NOW.

[LAUGHTER]

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: ARE YOU NOT... ARE YOU

NOT UNDER-TAINED?

THERE GOES MY WHOLE NIGHT.

SORRY, KIDS, DADDY CAN'T READ

YOU A BED TIME STORY.

HE HAS TO WATCH JOHN KICK

[BLEEPED] OHIO ON A SCREEN TO

FIND HOW DIFFERENTLY CATHOLICS

VOTED IN ADAMS COUNTY THIS TIME

VERSUS '08.

AND GET YOUR THING OFF CUYAHOGA.

YOU'RE WELCOME.

BLITZER'S ENTHUSIASM IS SO PURE,

IT MUST BE REAL.

IT'S LIKE THEY KEEP EVEN HIM IN

THE DARK ABOUT WHAT'S REALLY

GOING ON SO HIS ON-SCREEN

EMOTIONS SEEM LIKE THEY'RE

ACTUALLY HAPPENING.

IT'S KIND OF LIKE WHAT THEY DID

WITH THE DOG IN "BOLT."

BUT BELIEVE ME, AT A CERTAIN

POINT, OTHER PERSONALITIES ON

CNN...

>> AT WHAT POINT WILL WE BE ABLE

TO PROJECT A WINNER IN OHIO?

>> THAT'S ALWAYS THE QUESTION WE

ASK AROUND THIS TIME BECAUSE WE

ALL WANT TO GET OUT OF HERE.

>>

>> Jon: HE'S MAKING A BREAK

FOR IT.

SEAL THE SITUATION ROOM.

COOPER'S ON THE MOVE.

OF COURSE, ALL THIS DIDN'T

PREVENT CNN FROM BREAKING OUT

THE NEWEST WEAPON IN

NON-INFORMATION.

>> TOM FOREMAN IS TAKING US ON A

VIRTUAL, A VIRTUAL CONVENTION TO

GIVE US A SENSE OF HOW THE

DELEGATE COUNT MAY PLAY OUT.

>> I'M VIRTUALLY STANDING RIGHT

NOW AT THE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION

IN TAMPA.

>> Jon: YOU'RE GOL HALLOW DECK

TECHNOLOGY, AND YOU'RE BLOWING

IT ON THE INSIDE OF THE TAMP

THAT CONVENTION CENTER.

HOW THE HELL CAN YOU NOT PLACE

YOURSELF ON A SPACE SHIP OR

18th CENTURY FRANCE OR

COMBINE THE TWO WITH A ZERO

GRAVITY BROTHEL.

I'M SORRY.

I INTERRUPTED YOU.

SHOW ME AGAIN WHAT'S HAPPENING

IN PRETEND TAMPA.

>> NOW LET'S SEE HOW THE

BATTLEFIELD IS CHANGING THIS

EVENING.

>> THIS IS ONE OF THE BIGGER

NIGHTS FOR NEWT GINGRICH.

WE'VE ADDED HIS NEW DELEGATES

OVER THERE ON THE LEFT.

BUT LOOK AT MITT ROMNEY.

EXPANDING HIS LEAD, TRYING TO

GRIND DOWN HIS OPPONENTS BY

PICKING UP ANOTHER WHOLE BLOC OF

SEATS.

>> Jon: WELL, MITT ROMNEY IS

VERY POPULAR WITH THOSE

ARTIFICIALLY RENDERED COMPUTER

PEOPLE.

I THINK WE MAY HAVE FOUND HIS

BASE.

[LAUGHTER]

ACTUALLY, WE KID AROUND.

ANY VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT DOES

HAVE ITS UNPREDICTABLE DANGERS.

YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT YOU MIGHT

ENCOUNTER THERE.

>> AT THAT POINT ALL BETS ARE

OFF.

>> KEEP IT CLEAN.

>> LET'S GO, LET'S GO.

>> GODDAMNIT, LEROY.

>> GODDAMNIT.

LEROY, YOU MORON.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: I GUARANTEE YOU, I

GUARANTEE YOU THERE'S A DUDE

RIGHT NOW WATCHING TV THAT JUST

HAD THE CHANGE HIS PANTS.

GUARANTEE YOU.

OH, MY GOD, OH...

[LAUGHTER]

I [BLEEPED] THAT.

LEROY!

ALL RIGHT.

ANYWAY, THE CANDIDATES DIDN'T

EVEN STICK AROUND LONG ENOUGH TO

CATCH ALL THE COVERAGE.

ALL OF THEM GIVING THEIR

SPEECHES WELL BEFORE ALL THE

VOTES WERE COUNTED.

RICK SANTORUM OPENED HIS SPEECH

ON A NOTE OF CHARMING HUMILITY.

>> WE'RE IN STEUBENVILLE, OHIO.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

NOT TOO MANY PRESIDENTIAL CAN

DATES COME TO STEUBENVILLE OHIO,

MUCH LESS HOLD THEIR VICTORY

PARTY IN STEUBENVILLE, OHIO.

>> Jon: THEY CAN HEAR YOU.

I MEAN, SERIOUSLY, WHAT KIND OF

A SCHMUCK WOULD HOLD A VICTORY

PARTY IN THIS [BLEEPED] HOLE.

AM I RIGHT?

SERIOUSLY.

THE NIGHT'S BIGGER WINNER THAN

THE OTHER WINNERS, WHAT NOTE

WOULD HE SOUND, GRANDIOSE,

HUMBLE, GRATEFUL?

>> ON NOVEMBER 6th WE'RE

GOING TO STAND UNITED, NOT ONLY

HAVING WON AN ELECTION, BUT

HAVING SAVED A FUTURE.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: SAVED A FUTURE.

WHAT ARE YOU, A 2-1,000 SENT

BACK TO WARN US OF THE COMING

ROBOT APOCALYPSE.

OH, MY GOD, MITT ROMNEY IS

THE-1000 SENT BACK TO WARN US OF

NOW, WHILE THE REPUBLICAN

CANDIDATES SPENT YESTERDAY

TRYING TO BECOME PRESIDENT,

THERE WAS A FELLA WHO WAS THE

PRESIDENT.

PRESS CONFERENCE.

>> NOW, I UNDERSTAND THERE ARE

SOME POLITICAL CONTESTS GOING ON

TONIGHT.

BUT I THOUGHT I'D START THE DAY

OFF BY TAKING A FEW QUESTIONS,

WHICH I'M SURE WILL NOT BE

POLITICAL IN NATURE.

>> Jon: OH, IT APPEARS SUPER

TUESDAY JUST BECAME SARCASTIC

TUESDAY.

[LAUGHTER]

A LITTLE CYNICAL THERE, MY

FRIEND.

GIVE THEM A CHANCE TO ASK WHAT

THEY'RE GOING TO ASK.

>> YOUR CRITICS WILL SAY ON

CAPITOL HILL THAT YOU WANT GAS

PRICES TO GO HIGHER BECAUSE YOU

HAVE SAID BEFORE THAT WILL WEAN

THE AMERICAN PEOPLE OFF FOSSIL

FUELS ON TO RENEWBLE FUELS.

HOW DO YOU RESPOND TO THAT?

>> Jon: I'LL TELL YOU HOW HE'S

GOING TO RESPOND.

I THINK HE'S GOING TO TAP HIS

STRATEGIC DERISION RETURNS.

>> ED, FROM A POLITICAL

PERSPECTIVE, DO YOU THINK THE

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

GOING INTO AN ELECTION WANTS GAS

PRICES TO GO HIGHER IS.

THERE ANYBODY HERE WHO THINKS

THAT MAKES A LOT OF SENSE?

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: I'LL TELL YOU WHAT,

I'LL TELL YOU, WHAT ED, I'LL

ANSWER YOUR QUESTION JUST AS

SOON AS I INFLATE THIS.

[LAUGHTER]

THAT MAY NOT HAVE SEEMED THE

MOST PRESIDENTIAL TONE, BUT

UNDERSTAND THE DERISION IS BASED

ON THE TYPE OF QUESTIONS THAT

ARE COMING AT HIM.

>> YOUR CRITICS HERE IN THE

UNITED STATES, INCLUDING JOHN

McCAIN, SAID YOU SHOULD START

AIR STRIKES NOW.

>> MITT ROMNEY HAS CRITICIZED

YOU ON IRAN AND SAID HOPE IS NOT

A FOREIGN POLICY.

>> MITT ROMNEY ON SUNDAY WENT SO

FAR AS TO SAY THAT IF YOU ARE

REELECTED, IRAN WILL GET A BOMB

AND THE WORLD WILL CHANGE.

>> HE ALSO SAID THAT YOU ARE

AMERICA'S MOST FECKLESS

PRESIDENT SINCE CARTER.

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SAY TO

MR. ROMNEY?

>> Jon: I'D TELL HIM TO GO

FECK HIMSELF.

THAT'S WHAT I'D SAY.

FECK.

FECK HIMSELF.

AS USUAL, THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS

CORPS WAS PRACTICING WHAT CAN

ONLY BE CALLED INSTIGATIVE

JOURNALISM, LIKE INVESTIGATIVE

JOURNALISM, ONLY INSTEAD OF

INVESTIGATING, THEY INSTIGATE.

THEY PROD THE PERSON AT THE

PODIUM WITH SOMEONE ELSE'S TRASH

TALK TO SEE IF THEY CAN GIN UP

THE FIGHT.

IT'S LIKE A FORTUNE COOKIE GAME,

BUT INSTEAD OF ADDING IN BED TO

THE END OF EVERY ONE OF THEIR

QUESTIONS, YOU JUST HAVE TO ADD,

ARE YOU GOING TO TAKE THAT

[BLEEPED]?

LET'S PLAY.

>> ON IRAN, MITT ROMNEY WENT SO

FAR TO SAY IF YOU ARE REELECTED,

IRAN WILL GET A BOMB AND THE

WORLD WILL CHANGE.

>> Jon: YOU GOING TO TAKE THAT

[BLEEPED]?

>> DEMOCRATS HAVE SAID THAT

REPUBLICANS ON A SIMILAR ISSUE

ARE ENGAGED IN A WAR ON WOMEN.

SOME TOP REPUBLICANS SAY IT'S

MORE LIKE DEMOCRATS ARE ENGAGED

IN A WAR FOR THE WOMEN'S VOTE.

>> MR. PRESIDENT, MY QUESTION TO

YOU IS ARE YOU GOING TO TAKE

THAT [BLEEPED]?

>> LATINO VOTERS, SOME ARE STILL

DISAPPOINTED, OTHERS UPSET ABOUT

A PROMISE YOU MADE ON

IMMIGRATION REFORM THAT HAS YET

TO COME TO PASS.

>> I GUESS MY QUESTION TO YOU

THEN WOULD BE, VASA TOMAS ESA

MIERDA?

>> MY QUESTION IS ABOUT THE

SWITCH FROM THE G-8 SUMMIT FROM

CAMP DAVID TO WASHINGTON.

THE REASON IS NOW YOU WANTED A

MORE INTIMATE SUMMIT.

[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: IN BED.

SOME STILL WORK WITH "IN BED."

IT'S NOT LIKE THERE WASN'T

PLENTY OF NON-HEARSAY NEWS FOR

THE MEDIA TO ASK ABOUT JUST FROM

THE PREVIOUS 24 HOURS.

>> ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER

SAYS THAT THE U.S. CAN LEGALLY

TARGET AND KILL AMERICAN

CITIZENS OVERSEAS IF THEY'RE

TIED TO TERRORISM.

>> HOLDER SAYS DEW POINT DOESN'T

MEAN JUDICIAL PROCESS,

ESPECIALLY WHEN IT COMES TO

NATIONAL SECURITY.

>> Jon: WHAT, DID... HUH?

RIGHT THERE HE SAID "DEW POINT

DOESN'T MEAN JUDICIAL PROCESS."

ALL RIGHT.

DEW POINT -- DUE PROCESS DOES

NOT MEAN WHAT YOU THINK.

HOW COME NO ONE AT THE PRESS

CONFERENCE BROUGHT THAT UP,

DIDN'T EVEN SAY A WORD ABOUT IT.

IF THERE WERE ONLY SOME WAY TO

GET THE PRESS CORPS INTERESTED

IN SOMETHING... HEY, MEDIA YOUR

CRITICS SAY THAT YOUR FIRST

PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE IN

THREE MONTHS YOU DIDN'T SAY

ANYTHING ABOUT AN HISTORICALLY

MASSIVE EXECUTIVE BRANCH POWER

GRAB.

YOU GOING TO TAKE THAT

[BLEEPED]?

[LAUGHTER]

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT, SHE IS THE

PRESIDENT OF PLANNED PARENTHOOD

AND PRESIDENT OF PLANNED

PARENTHOOD ACTION FUND.

PLEASE WELCOME TO THE PROGRAM

CECILE RICHARDS.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

HOW ARE YOU?

>> FANTASTIC.

>> Jon: YOU KNOW, I HAVE BEEN

WATCHING THE NEWS RECENTLY.

>> YEAH.

>> Jon: THERE IS A TREMENDOUS

DISCUSSION GOING ON IN THIS

COUNTRY RIGHT NOW ON WOMEN'S

HEALTH ISSUES, CONTRACEPTION,

MAINLY AMONGST I GUESS-YEAR-OLD

CALL THEM PENISSED AMERICANS.

SO WE THOUGHT WHY NOT BRING IN

SOMEONE WITHOUT A PENIS TO

DISCUSS HOW IT AFFECTS THE

PEOPLE THAT IT ACTUALLY ARE

BEING TALKED ABOUT.

>> THAT'S BIG OF YOU.

AND IT'S GREAT.

>> Jon: LET ME SAY THIS.

YOU'RE WELCOME.

NO, HAS THAT BEEN ODD TO WATCH?

>> IT'S INCREDIBLE.

IT'S ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE TO

SEE NOW, WELL, FIRST THAT BIRTH

CONTROL ITSELF IS A TOPIC OF

POLITICAL DEBATE IN THIS

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.

>> Jon: YOU MEAN RELIGIOUS

LIBERTY.

>> WELL, ACTUALLY, YEAH, I MEAN,

FOR WOMEN, OBVIOUSLY BIRTH

CONTROL IS NOT A RELIGIOUS

TOPIC, IT'S A HEALTH TOPIC, AND

99% OF WOMEN IN AMERICA USE IT.

AND AT PLANNED PARENTHOOD WE

PROVIDE BIRTH CONTROL TO

MILLIONS OF WOMEN EVERY YEAR.

SO I THINK THEY'RE MYSTIFIED BY

WHAT THE CONTROVERSY IS ALL

ABOUT.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: ARE YOU... DOES THIS

PUT... WHAT IS THIS... DO YOU

FEAR THAT YOU'RE GOING BACK INTO

A PLACE WHERE WE HAVE TO HAVE

THE CONTRACEPTION CONVERSATION

ALL OVER AGAIN, THAT THAT WAS

BATTLE THAT WAS FOUGHT?

>> YOU WOULD THINK SO, AGAIN,

SINCE EVERYONE USES IT NOW, AND

ACTUALLY THE EXCITING THING IS

FOR THE FIRST TIME, WE THINK

WOMEN ACTUALLY WILL GET FINALLY

BIRTH CONTROL COVERED BY THEIR

INSURANCE PLANS, WHICH IS A

GREAT HEALTH... IT'S A GREAT

ADVANCE FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH.

IT'S A GREAT ECONOMIC ISSUE FOR

WOMEN, BUT IN THIS PRESIDENTIAL

PRIMARY, THIS SORT OF RACE TO

THE BOTTOM WHERE EVERY

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE ON THE

REPUBLICAN SIDE IS TRYING THE

SAY, I WOULD BE ABSOLUTELY THE

WORST FOR WOMEN, INCLUDING BEING

OPPOSED TO BIRTH CONTROL

COVERAGE.

I THINK THE LAST TIME WE

ACTUALLY... THAT BIRTH CONTROL

WAS A CONTROVERSIAL TOPIC WAS

DURING PROHIBITION.

>> Jon: '60s AND '70s IT

WAS AN ISSUE.

ISN'T THAT WHEN GRISWOLD WAS

DECIDED?

>> YES, ACTUALLY FOR THE FIRST

TIME MARRIED COUPLES COULD USE

BIRTH CONTROL LEGALLY.

>> THE INTERESTING THING TO ME

IS HOW IT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO BE

AN ISSUE ABOUT WOMEN WANTING

SOMEONE TO PAY FOR THEM TO HAVE

SEX OR MONEY COMING OUT OF OTHER

PEOPLE'S POCKETS SO WOMEN CAN

HAVE SEX, IT STRIKES ME AS A

VERY INTERESTING DIRECTION TO

TAKE THE CONVERSATION.

>> IT'S ACTUALLY REALLY HARD

TO... I DON'T EVEN KNOW IF I CAN

RESPOND TO THAT.

YEAH, YEAH.

>> Jon: I CAN.

I DID ON THE SHOW EARLIER.

>> AND THANKS FOR COVERING THIS

ISSUE.

FOR WOMEN, LOOK, AT PLANNED

PARENTHOOD, WE SEE ONE IN FIVE

WOMEN IN AMERICA AS SOME POINT

IN THEIR LIFETIME.

THIS LAST YEAR I THINK I'VE

HEARD FROM EVERY SINGLE ONE OF

THEM BECAUSE THEY'RE ASTOUNDED

WE'RE REDEBATING ISSUES THAT

HAVE BEEN SETTLED FOR A LONG

TIME.

>> Jon: THE CARICATURE OF

PLANNED PARENTHOOD IS THIS IDEA

OF AN ABORTION FACTORY WHERE THE

IDEA IS THAT'S HOW YOU MAKE YOUR

MONEY AND YOU'LL SET UP A

DRIVE-THROUGH AND THERE'S NO

THOUGHTFULNESS, THERE'S NO

MORALITY TO IT.

IT IS, YOU KNOW, THAT IS THE

TYPE OF EVIL PLACE THAT IT IS.

WHAT'S THE REALITY OF THE PLACE?

WHAT'S THE MANDATE?

-THE REALITY IS WE'RE THE

LARGEST FAMILY PROVIDEER IN THE

AMERICA AND WE DO MORE TO

PREVENT UNINTENDED PREGNANCY

THAN ANY OTHER ORGANIZATION IN

THIS COUNTRY.

>> Jon: WHAT WOULD BE

SOMETHING THAT YOU THINK MAYBE

YOUR CRITICS WOULD BE VERY

SURPRISED TO KNOW ABOUT.

>> MORE THAN 90% OF OUR SERVICES

ARE PREVENTATIVE CARE.

WE PROVIDE MORE THAN TWO MILLION

FOLKS WITH BIRTH CONTROL EACH

YEAR, BUT WE DO MORE THAN

750,000 PAP SMEARS EVERY YEAR,

BREAST EXAMS FOR WOMEN.

>> Jon: ON DIFFERENT PEOPLE.

NOT... OBVIOUSLY THAT WOULDN'T

BE RIGHT TO DO TO ONE PERSON.

>> NO, THAT'S RIGHT.

ACTUALLY, THE GREAT THING ABOUT

PLANNED PARENTHOOD IS WE'RE ALL

ACROSS THE COUNTRY, AND WHAT'S

FOR MANY WOMEN, WE ARE THEIR

ONLY MEDICAL PROVIDER.

WE ARE THEIR DOCTOR.

ON THE ONE DOCTOR VISIT THEY GET

A YEAR IS PLANNED PARENTHOOD.

THAT'S WHY THERE'S BEEN THIS

GROUNDSWELL OF CONCERN WHEN

POLITICIANS ARE SAYING WE'RE

GOING TO END NOT ONLY PLANNED

PARENTHOOD BUT ALL FAMILY

PLANNING IN AMERICA.

>> Jon: WHAT DO YOU THINK, IF

PLANNED PARENTHOOD WAS ONE OF

THOSE THINGS THAT WAS PUT TO A

VOTE IN AMERICA, I GET THE SENSE

THAT IT WOULD BE...

>> I THINK WE'D WIN.

>> Jon: IT WOULD BE A PRETTY

POPLAR PLACE IN LOCAL

COMMUNITIESEN IT SEEMS LIKE

PEOPLE UNDERSTAND IT BETTER THAN

ON THE NATIONAL STAGE.

>> ABSOLUTELY RIGHT, JON.

IN FACT, AS I SAID, ONE IN FIVE

WOMEN HAVE BEEN TO PLANNED

PARENTHOOD, SO THEY KNOW WHAT WE

DO.

NOT THAT I'M COMPETITIVE, BUT I

DID JUST SEE SOME NATIONAL

POLLING.

69% OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE NOT

ONLY SUPPORT PLANNED PARENTHOOD

BUT BELIEVE WE SHOULD GET PUBLIC

FUNDING TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES

THAT WE DO.

CONGRESS APPROVAL RATING

HOVERING AROUND 10%.

SO IF IT REALLY CAME DOWN TO WHO

DO YOU THINK IS ON YOUR SIDE AS

A WOMAN AND FAMILY, I THINK

FOLKS WOULD VOTE FOR PLANNED

PARENTHOOD.

[APPLAUSE]

>> Jon: WHO WOULD YOU BE

RUNNING AGAINST AGAIN?

DO YOU HAVE FIVE MINUTES TO

STICK AROUND?

WE'LL TALK A LITTLE BIT MORE

WITH CECILE RICHARDS FROM

PLANNED PARENTHOOD.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

JOIN US TOMORROW NIGHT AT 11:00.

I'LL TELL YOU WHAT, THERE IS

NOTHING LIKE AT 11:20 AT NIGHT A

NICE LITTLE FAMILY PLANNING

CONVERSATION WHILE YOU'RE AT

HOME [BLEEPED] YOUR BRAINS OUT

TO THE TV.

I'LL TELL YOU WHAT, WE'RE ALL

LUCKY IN THE MIDDLE OF THAT

LEROY JENKINS DIDN'T COME

BARGING IN.

LEROY JENKINS!

HERE IT IS, YOUR MOMENT OF ZEN.

>> IT WAS JUST ODD.

IT FELT LIKE UNCLE RICO IN

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE?

>> WHICH ONE WAS UNCLE RICO?

>> THE GUY WITH THE HAIR PARTED

IN THE MIDDLE AND HE WAS

CONSTANTLY THROWING PASSES,

TALKING ABOUT HIS HIGH SCHOOL

FOOTBALL CAREER, NOT WORKING.

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