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Selfish Akin Bringing GOP Down With Him

Richard141 Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 12:37 PM
In 2002, Senator Bob Torrecelli was running for re-election in New Jersey. Because of misdeeds (corruption) the democrats replaced him with Lautenburg. It was challenged as being too close to the election, but the NJ court let them do it. Torrecelli was bound to lose. Akin is bound to lose but has no regard for anyone except for himself. He needs to step down, or if he doesn't, Palin's idea of running a third party should be the plan. Right or wrong, Akin can't win. He is the nominee because the democrats voted for him and financed him. That should tell you something right there.

If “all politics is local politics,” it must be said: This is a bad week to be a Missourian.

No, I don’t live in Missouri. But I’m a conservative and a pro-life advocate, so thanks to Rep. W. Todd Akin, I must necessarily worry about the U.S. Senate race in Missouri, a contest that should have been an easy win for my side.

Mr. Akin thrust himself into the Hall of Fame of 21st Century Political Stupidity, an incredible accomplishment in the age of Anthony “Weinergate” Weiner, then-South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford’s rendezvous with a lover in Argentina, and anything uttered...