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Missouri: The 'Show Me Another G.O.P. Candidate' State

JohnDK Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 9:34 AM
If all the national establishment R's are against him, he must be worth voting for. Let the people of Missouri decide who should represent them.
Marie150 Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 9:44 AM
Did the establishment R's put him there? Along with the Democrats?
Marie150 Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 9:50 AM
Shouldn't we just ignore the whole thing? If Romney and Ryan cannot handle this then what can they handle. They do not need to answer any questions pertaining to this issue. Because it really isn't an issue at all. No one even knows what the guy was talking about. And neither did he.
rickmcq Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 9:56 AM
Not according to this article, Marie:

“He’s never been popular among Republicans, and Todd Akin doesn’t care,” Saint Louis University political science professor Ken Warren said. “The best you can say for Todd is that he’s a very principled guy. He believes what he believes, and he’s not going to compromise those principles just to be in the mainstream.”
rickmcq Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 9:37 AM
They seemed happy enough to have him represent them for the past 12 years.
AntiWhitePrivilege Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 9:37 AM
Run Akin and you will have given Obama a nuclear tipped missile to use against you in the fall.
Buck O Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 9:39 AM
rickmcq Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 9:41 AM
I thought Obama and the other Lefties were anti-nuke...
sheepdogII Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 9:50 AM
To Obamabots, it's anything but the economy.

Relying on Todd Akin's sense of decency has not worked. Within hours of his idiotic comments about "legitimate rape," Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS pulled out millions of dollars in funding for the Missouri Senate race. Akin didn't get the hint.

Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, withdrew all funding from the Missouri race. Akin still refused to quit.

Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, a major Christian and tea party favorite, immediately called for Akin to withdraw from the race -- nothing.

Even Sean Hannity, the most true-blue Republican and...