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The Pro-Life Movement Must Disavow Akin Comment

Marie150 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 11:01 PM
This is too stupid. There is no way this is going to affect the election. No matter what Akin does next. Ignore it. Get back on the it is the economy stupid.
Marie150 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 11:03 PM
People do not want distractions they want their college grads out of their basements.
Rep. Todd Akin has, unwittingly to be sure, harmed the pro-life movement, his senatorial race in Missouri, the Republican Party, and therefore quite possibly the nation.

Every person who speaks or writes for the public will make an occasional faux pas, and sooner or later, will write or say something inappropriate. The game of "gotcha" that the media play -- especially with regard to Republicans and conservatives -- is what makes so many politicians sound robotic when they speak.

But Congressman Akin said something that cries out for condemnation and retraction -- and necessitates an explanation.

On a Missouri TV program Sunday, he was...

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