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Selfish Akin Bringing GOP Down With Him

jb168 Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 8:03 AM
I understand that McCaskill and the Dems actually contributed lots of money to Akin's primary campaign. He took the money and the votes (of cross-over Democrats) and was proud of his 6-point margin of victory. I'm not sure exactly how much money was involved, but I think it was about 30 pieces of silver...

If “all politics is local politics,” it must be said: This is a bad week to be a Missourian.

No, I don’t live in Missouri. But I’m a conservative and a pro-life advocate, so thanks to Rep. W. Todd Akin, I must necessarily worry about the U.S. Senate race in Missouri, a contest that should have been an easy win for my side.

Mr. Akin thrust himself into the Hall of Fame of 21st Century Political Stupidity, an incredible accomplishment in the age of Anthony “Weinergate” Weiner, then-South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford’s rendezvous with a lover in Argentina, and anything uttered...