(Washington Post) The slim young man with the Clark Kent glasses mingled easily at the conference of abortion providers. By day, he sat quietly in his company's booth, under a sign festooned with a burbling lab flask. By night, he schmoozed with presenters at the swanky hotel bar.
If people noticed that he seemed a bit stiff, they tended to write it off as an odd physical tic. In fact, David Daleiden was probably trying to keep his hidden camera straight.
Daleiden, 26, is the antiabortion activist who masterminded the recent undercover campaign aimed at proving that Planned Parenthood illegally sells what he calls aborted "baby body parts." He captured intimate details of the famously guarded organization, hobnobbing at conferences so secretive that they require background checks and talking his way into a back laboratory at a Colorado clinic where he picked through the remains of aborted fetuses and displayed them luridly for the camera.
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