Dayton running mate, former abortion industry leader
Who is Tina Smith? Most Minnesotans have no idea.
Smith is Gov. Mark Dayton’s running mate in the Nov. 4 election. She served as his chief of staff during his first term. And she’s a former vice president for the state’s leading performer and promoter of abortion.
Smith isn’t a typical candidate for lieutenant governor. In the eyes of many political observers, she has called many of the shots in the governor’s office over the last four years. So it came as no surprise when the current lieutenant governor decided to step down and Dayton appointed Smith his new running mate.
That is cause for great concern.
Smith put her marketing background to work for Planned Parenthood from January 2003 to February 2006. The organization performed 9,717 abortions in Minnesota during that period. It was also reimbursed $458,574.74 by Minnesota taxpayers for performing 1,892…