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Akin's Circular Firing Squad

R.L.2 Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 12:25 PM
Shame on you for jumping on Todd Akin for his politically unwise statements but ignoring the main point he was trying to make; the immorality of taking the life of the most innocent of all involved in a rape-pregnancy, the unborn child! Why is everybody ignoring that and focusing on the side issue? (Would the rape victim have the same abhorrence for the living children of the rapist, I wonder?) The wrongness of executing the unborn child (especially when so many of those who are screaming the loudest oppose capitol punishment!) is what should be the main focus of the discussion, not the side issues. Especially when it’s not clear that he was wrong in what he said. He stated that he had been told by doctors that there is a mechanism...

It’s now official: Tod Akin is now losing horribly to his Democratic opponent. It is time for a full court press to force Akin out of the running. In the first legitimate poll to be released following Akin’s travesty, Rasmussen reports that he is losing by a stunning ten points, 48% for McCaskill versus 38% for Akin. Akin had a three point lead before his toxic gaffe.

What Akin said was more than a gaffe, it was a travesty. It was an explosive, toxic gaffe with a shelf life of six years or more. As long as...