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New Akin Ad: Look, I'm Really Sorry

lonewolfswift Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 5:28 PM
exactly....trying to wrap my brain around who is telling him to tough it out!!!!! As someone who has become very disenchanted with the (R )establishment - this totally enrages me. We have begun to clear out the dead weight of the user pols who put power and influence before country and then this misfit digs in.
lonewolfswift Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 6:19 PM
This is a DO THE RIGHT THING moment - not for the party - but for our republic and future of our nation. We need the Senate and the single issue pro-life segment needs to take one for the freakin team here. GEEZ. I get where Akin is coming from it's simply ill advised right now. We can't afford to go off on this tangent. Our entire culture needs to value life and we can get there with leadership. Not with single issue kooks.
lonewolfswift Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 5:53 PM
the open primary didn't help either
Becca in TX Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 5:52 PM
lone-It's the establishment that wants him out.
doug3694 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 5:32 PM
I assume the same extremist wing that supported him for the nomination.

This ad is called "forgiveness:"

No one actually believes that Todd Akin is pro-rape.  His problem is that he spouted off biologically false nonsense and used the term "legitimate rape" while discussing the subject on television.  This suggests that Akin is either terribly misinformed, profoundly ill-equipped to run a competent Senate campaign, or not especially bright.  Or perhaps some combination of the three.  When one is forced to begin a political ad with a "clarification" that "rape is an evil act," one is in very...