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New Akin Ad: Look, I'm Really Sorry

Jay520 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 2:57 PM
You have totally turned me off the Republicans with this. Why don't you attack Obama? He wants to kill 9 month babies. Why are you attacking a pro-life Republican?
Brent12883 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 2:59 PM
Because Akin has just set back the pro-life movement by making utterly false claims.

Please resign your Republican card if you think that women can't get pregnant by rape.

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...