In response to:

New Akin Ad: Look, I'm Really Sorry

paranoidmystic Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 4:52 PM
Becca, I figure you mean libertarian? To me, this paradox is at the heart of the "conservative" movement. Are you really for small govt? Really?

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...