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Romney to Akin: Exit the Race

giatny Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 5:27 PM
Akin has taken the MO seat from a 87% probability of winning down to 35% and has taken Caskill from18% up to 65%. How stupid and self centered can Akin be?? The Republican Senate committee and Crossroads have pulled any financial support of this fool. His lunatic remarks are severely hurting the entire party. He needs to get out now.

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has asked Missouri Senate Candidate Todd Akin to withdraw from the race as fallout from comments made about rape over the weekend continues. Romney released the following statement this afternoon.

As I said yesterday, Todd Akin's comments were offensive and wrong and he should very seriously consider what course would be in the best interest of our country.  Today, his fellow Missourians urged him to step aside, and I think he should accept their counsel and exit the Senate race.

Ann Coulter, Sean Hannity, Mark Levin and others have already called for...