At 4 p.m. ET Sunday, hours after the debate had begun on the floor of the House, Stupak announced that he and seven fellow Democratic holdouts had reached a deal with the White House and would vote in favor of the bill. Their decision ensured that the Democrats would have the votes to pass it. . . . The last-minute compromise: a promise that after the health care bill passed, Obama would sign an executive order affirming that it would not result in any government funding for abortions.http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2010-03-21-abortion-compromise-health-care_N.htm
If President McCain signed this executive order, we'd be hearing about back alley abortions resulting in millions of deaths, and all the Democratic women who voted for the healthcare bill would instead be waving wire coat hangers in the air.