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Astonishing "Rape" Comment May Force GOP Senate Candidate from Race

anonymous10633 Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 6:31 PM
Akin you need to go, for your country, your party and yourself. Sarah Steelman might be the answer if we want to win this seat. A man might not get the response we need from the electorate at this stage.

This story -- which I touched on briefly in the Obama presser post below -- has been moving at warp speed all day.  Let's get you caught up.  First, here's Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) making appalling and cringe-worthy remarks about "legitimate" rape on a St. Louis television program yesterday:

Not only is this indefensible and insulting, his grasp of basic human biology is demonstrably wrong.  It would be one thing if a random Congressman said something dumb.  It happens every...