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

Millicent Bystander Wrote: Aug 20, 2012 6:07 PM
I would not oppose abortion in instances of rape OR where the mother's life is threatened. The position admittedly lacks logic, but at least I'm honest about it.

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...