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New Akin Ad: Look, I'm Really Sorry

paranoidmystic Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 2:28 PM
Brent, his belief is shared by many in the extreme pro-life camp, as well as notions that the definition is rape is currently too broad. It's great that he actually said these things out loud, but in truth groups like the FRC have been saying them for a long time.

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...