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

Marie150 Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 11:14 PM
Sorry OBAMA this just isn't a big enough deal. Back to the drawing board.
benir Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 11:41 PM
This was a major-downside-political-issue for the Republicans during the primaries and also during past few months,

and it had just started to fade !!!

He needs to be replaced for 2 main reasons, because he's affecting the Presidential and Senate races !

It was the way he talked about the woman like she was no more than an inconsequential inanimate prop in a text book description !

And he was like mumbling, bumbling, and tripping over his words while doing this, he justed sounded awful !

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...