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Selfish Akin Bringing GOP Down With Him

TeaLeaves00 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 9:25 PM
All you have to do is read a bunch of fertility websites to get that impression. But just like drugs cause birth defects.. but not all birth defects are because of drugs.. but he did apologize. I wish other politicians were so easy to straighten out.

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...