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Astonishing "Rape" Comment May Force GOP Senate Candidate from Race

Jon.nine Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 9:25 PM
No less astonishing, and I had to go and here it again to make sure I heard the president correctly on the Hugh Hewitt show, was the President making a distinction between "forcible" rape and "non-forcible" rape...? Indeed, rape is rape, and not rape is not rape, otherwise the term rape is nonsensical. My follow up question would have been immediate, "Mr. President, could you define rape for us, and while you're at it, non-forcible rape. Thank you." The indispensable predicate of rape is force. All other sexual relations are something else: good, bad, or ugly. I find the President's remarks nearly as cogent as Congressman Aiken's.
Marie150 Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 10:23 PM
"All you people need to know" is not likely to notice what foolish statements OBAMA makes.

This story -- which I touched on briefly in the Obama presser post below -- has been moving at warp speed all day.  Let's get you caught up.  First, here's Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) making appalling and cringe-worthy remarks about "legitimate" rape on a St. Louis television program yesterday:

Not only is this indefensible and insulting, his grasp of basic human biology is demonstrably wrong.  It would be one thing if a random Congressman said something dumb.  It happens every...