“Contraception is a good thing because it will reduce the costs of the state and federal government in providing services.”

No. Really. She said that.

I am not one of these people who thinks that contraception is a sin. Far from it. I just never had it in me to suggest the positively ghoulish idea that providing contraceptives would be desirable so that the state and federal governments can reduce costs in the long term. What’s next? Adoption of the Chinese “one child” policy?