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Akin's Idiocy is Infectious

MKaneJeeves Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 2:31 PM
No one would have to volunteer. Both Presidential candidates have policies that would in no way force this woman to give birth to a baby that was caused by forcible rape. That's why this Akin story, perpetuated by "The Great Divider's" water carriers in the MSM, is such a canard.

Todd Akin's idiocy appears to be infectious.

The evil genius of the Missouri congressman's comments is that they lend themselves to such broad interpretations -- and misinterpretations.

By now his remarks are familiar, but just in case ...

Akin told a local TV interviewer: "First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare." He continued: "If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."

My own take is that there's a dual-core of asininity here. First, Akin's formulation makes it sound...