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New Akin Ad: Look, I'm Really Sorry

ag71 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 3:25 PM
to AllYouPeopleNeedToKnow - the Ryan plan is voluntary. You can either stay in traditional Medicare or opt for private insurance. You have a choice unlike the current setup under O-care. Also, as far as Akin is concerned, he will probably stay in the race just to cost the Repubs the Senate cause he will be mad at them for abandoning him. Anyone dumb enough to make the statement he made on rape is dumb enough to not see the forest for the trees. I don't know if this is true or not but I read the the Dems spend $1.5MM to actually help this idiot win the primary. Now I can see why.
Summers Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 3:28 PM
The Ryan Plan is just that, a PLAN, which is a lot more than the other wedgeheads in Congress have offered.
Pookiedr Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 3:30 PM
Summers Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 3:34 PM
clarityseeker2 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 3:28 PM
Most significantly, Paul Ryan is not running for POTUS.

This ad is called "forgiveness:"

No one actually believes that Todd Akin is pro-rape.  His problem is that he spouted off biologically false nonsense and used the term "legitimate rape" while discussing the subject on television.  This suggests that Akin is either terribly misinformed, profoundly ill-equipped to run a competent Senate campaign, or not especially bright.  Or perhaps some combination of the three.  When one is forced to begin a political ad with a "clarification" that "rape is an evil act," one is in very...