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Todd Akin: Conservative Champion

JustMC Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 11:45 AM
Aura, as bumbling as Akin's comments were, you are attacking (with overwhelming intellectual dishonesty) his lack of style rather than his lack of substance. What the man CLEARLY intended was distinguishing between something that was legitimately a forcible rape, rather than cases of after-the-fact remorse and such. Shame on you. Even more so as there is plenty to criticize in the way of the (lack of) substance of some of Akin's other associated comments. But you've happily chosen to surf the wave of stupidity and dishonesty.

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