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Akin's Circular Firing Squad

BTC2 Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 2:28 PM
Can anyone believe that the Republican Party will stand up for them when they fail to stand for their own candidates and principles? It is not AKin who will defeat the Republicans. They will defeat themselves by overreacting and running from their own supporters and platform. The personal attacks on Akin reveal the weakness of the Party and the Romney/Ryan ticket.

It’s now official: Tod Akin is now losing horribly to his Democratic opponent. It is time for a full court press to force Akin out of the running. In the first legitimate poll to be released following Akin’s travesty, Rasmussen reports that he is losing by a stunning ten points, 48% for McCaskill versus 38% for Akin. Akin had a three point lead before his toxic gaffe.

What Akin said was more than a gaffe, it was a travesty. It was an explosive, toxic gaffe with a shelf life of six years or more. As long as...