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A Grand Old Party in Panic

Buckeye4Constitution Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 3:26 PM
We have that issue here in Ohio with our State Treasurer Josh Mandel. A young marine, elected to state treasurer in Nov 2010, he has been in office a little more than 18 months, and is already running for senator against Sherrod Brown. Lindsay Graham and John McCain have already visited the state to show support and do fundraising. A Jew who served in the military, running for Senate, who is being supported by 2 of the biggest Neocons clamoring for war with Iran...amounts to an almost guaranteed vote for war with Iran.

Whittaker Chambers said that "the great failing of American conservatives is they do not retrieve their wounded."

He had it right, as Todd Akin can testify.

In an interview that aired last Sunday, Akin, the Republican candidate for Senate in Missouri, was asked whether he opposed abortions for women who had been raped. Akin's reply:

"From what I understand from doctors, that's really rare. ... If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down ... .

"But let's assume that maybe that didn't work or...