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New Akin Ad: Look, I'm Really Sorry

paranoidmystic Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 2:47 PM
Comments are coming fast, so I'm going to paste: RepubRob, are you a social conservative with an extreme pro-life position? Because if you were, you would surely have heard this argument. Here's an essay, with footnotes worth following: http://www.equip.org/articles/abortion-and-rape-answering-the-arguments-for-abortion-rights/ It lays out the argument as I've heard it from childhood. First, that you should punish the rapist, not the unborn fetus. Second, that rapes rarely if ever cause pregnancy due to reactions in the female body during the trauma, hence that rape is brought up by pro-choice folks to make pro-life folks look insensitive. This is actually the position of the hardline pro-lifer. Not some gaffe or mistake on Akin's part.
DevilDogReturns Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 3:00 PM
extreme?

oops

you mean anyone who doesnt fall down and worship your messiah obama is an extremist. but major nidal hassann who murdered Americans is according to you and obama normal and not an extremist

thats right, USE the word EXTEMIST to throw a blanket charge against your opponent because he has logic and reasoning and you have nothing so try to destroy his argument with LABELS like EXTREMIST
Brent12883 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 2:52 PM
There are idiots on both sides, there are those on the left who think that infanticide is OK.

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...