Making lemonade from some serious lemons

The Maine Family Planning Association has 56 pledges so far in its "Pledge-A-Picketer" campaign. Basically, the model is this: For every anti-choice picketer that shows up at the family planning clinic in Augusta over the next month (Maine Right To Life just launched its 40 Days of Life "peaceful public witness" campaign last week), the pledger donates $X. So, if you pledge $1/picketer, and 50 protesters show up between now and April 5, you'll send a $50 check to the FPA.

It's not often I find myself saying, "Gosh, I hope there are lots of loony, close-minded protesters holding offensive signs outside the health clinic!" But now is one of those times.  

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