The (largely uncovered) story of late-term abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell is horrifying beyond belief. From screaming babies to filthy conditions to infecting patients to disparate treatment based on race, the story is stomach-turning.
The news media obsess over some stories, but others seem to exist in a vacuum.
The political Right wants to make this a story about abortion and my guess is the political Left - and their allies in the media - don't want to cover the story because then it's a story about abortion. But it's not a story about abortion, not really. It's about despicable, dehumanizing medical treatment. It's about the failure of regulatory agencies to do their jobs. It's a reminder of the darkness that sometimes lurks within humans.
It strikes me that's a story worth covering, no matter how uncomfortable it makes us.