The Rachel Maddow Show | September 07, 2012
>>> al jazeera made a really good documentary in which they interviewed a state legislator from ohio . he's a cosponsor of a bill in ohio in which the time a woman has to have an abortion is cut back dramatically. he tells al jazeera what he wants is for a wiem to have no legal abortion. watch what happened with the follow up question from the reporter. this is kind of amazing. gr what do you think makes a woman want to have an abortion?
>> well, there's probably a lot of -- i'm not a woman so i i'm thinking, if i'm a woman, why would i want to get -- some of it has to do with economics. a lot has to do with economics. i don't know, i have never -- it's a question i have never thought about.
>> why would a woman want an abortion? i have never thought about it. says the man who is doing his best to ban abortion in ohio . from that new documentary called "the abortion war." we have posted a link to that at maddowblog. highly recommend it. that problem that legislator has there with the follow-up question puts in a nutshell the problem for politicians that goes to the top of the national ticket this year. it's a problem they got specifically on this issue and a whole lot of politicians who have this problem but mitt romney is among them. it's a problem with follow-up questions. a problem that may get worse this sunday morning. hold on. that's ahead.
>> i don't know, i have never -- it's a question