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Akin: Paul Ryan Called and Urged Me to Drop Out But This Isn't About Me

IraMadsen Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 6:41 PM
Nope, it's about ME! I'm a Missouri voter, and I voted for Akin. I refuse to put this decision into the hands of the establishment RINOs to install another one of their own. You're drinking the democrat/RINO cool-aid. You don't understand the dynamics here. See, the RINOs are fighting the Tea Party here. Akin's win was an upset to the establishment. I'll take a fallible patriot any day over a career RINO, big-government shill.

Except it is about you, Rep. Akin. Akin told NBC this morning that Paul Ryan called him yesterday and urged him to drop out of the Missouri Senate race. Akin is continuing his argument that his decision to stay in the race (the deadline to drop out was yesterday at 5 pm cst) that this isn't about him but about standing on principle. The problem is, the focus isn't on principle, it's on Akin's refusal to drop out like nearly the entire conservative movement and Republicans have asked.