Please stay strong, Rep. Stupak. For life and liberty, stay strong. Via The Hill:
The fight has taken a toll on his wife, who has disconnected the phone in their home to avoid harassment.
“All the phones are unplugged at our house — tired of the obscene calls and threats. She won’t watch TV,” Stupak said during an hourlong interview with The Hill in his Rayburn office. “People saying they’re going to spit on you and all this. That’s just not fun.”
…Stupak said he didn’t anticipate how big the abortion issue would become during the healthcare reform debate, nor did he figure to find himself a household name.
“I’m a little surprised,” Stupak said.
The worst part has been the pressure from groups and individuals from outside his district on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
“How’s it been? Like a living hell,” Stupak said.
No comment from the Tea Party-bashing civility police…