Clarke Forsythe’s book “Politics for the Greatest Good: The Case for Prudence in the Public Square” is worth reading. Here is the Amazon link. http://www.amazon.com/Politics-Greatest-Good-Prudence-Public/dp/0830829229
Clarke makes the case for pursuing incremental change, an approach that he has helped to implement in his role at Americans United for Life. A recent review of Clarke’s book by Michael New is avaiable at this link. http://www.lifenews.com/nat6583.html.
Clarke presented a summary of the argument at UFL’s 2005 conference at Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Here is a link to his 2005 paper, http://www.uffl.org/vol15/forsythe05.pdf, and a link to William Mathie’s response.http://www.uffl.org/vol15/mathie-resp%20to%20forsythe05.pdf