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New Akin Ad: Look, I'm Really Sorry

Bear Trax Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 2:14 PM
Look, each and every democrat senator up for re-election enthuiastically supported the federal take-over of health care, it's 153 new departments and bureaucracies and it's 49 new taxes. Clair McCaskle is not alone. The voters of Missouri chose their candidate and now a few political elites want to throw him off the ticket and let McCaskle run unopposed? The democrats are drooling at the prospect of bumping every republican off the ballot, with just a little nudge from the mainline media, who by the way never asked Obama for evidence he even exists.
Brent12883 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 2:17 PM
Bear Tax....Not standing up to this guys lunacy would be the dumbest thing the Republican party could do.
Bear Trax Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 2:33 PM
Brent, I respect your reply. I'm more upset over the tendency to cave to any real or made up allegation. We, have an oil man in Texas who told a dumb rape joke a few years back while running for governor, the press piled on, he lost, and we ended up with a drunk woman democrat trying to leed the state. It hurts to see our side surrender so easily when we've put so much hard work into this election. I'm demoralized.

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...