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Using Semantics to Take Down Conservative Representative Todd Akin

plainsense Wrote: Aug 27, 2012 2:17 AM
Very well said Rachel. The mean treatment of a very good man should reawaken us to the meanness and disloyalty among many of the "conservative" Republican establishment. The treatment of Ron Paul is also very unwise. If they simply let him speak his mind without their controls over him, they would generate a lot of good will. If they really were smart they would have all of the groups come out of the convention united ready to fight side by side. But the Romney control group is not wise enough or decent enough to do that. My money that was reluctantly going to Romney, is now going to Aiken.

Liberal pundits are declaring they have no idea what Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) meant when he referred to “legitimate rape” in an interview this past week. Akin stated, "In cases of legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down." It was an awkward, inarticulate statement, but the substance of it was correct. Explaining what he meant since then would be a bit crude, so he has not been able to adequately defend himself. His attackers have used the awkwardness to pounce on him and pretend they don't know what he meant, or