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Akin's Idiocy is Infectious

RICHARD191 Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 9:55 AM
I am supporting THE Missouri pro-life candidate with something when my S S comes in this month Americans who desire anti abortion candidates should do the same. Remember we ALL will stand before GOD and give an account for our votes. Todd Akin for Senate The deadline came and went on Tuesday for Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin to drop out over an incorrect comment he made about rape. The Republican establishment put unprecedented and intense pressure on Todd to quit, including five current and past Missouri Senators. But in an exclusive interview on my radio show, Akin said he’s “in this race to the end.” He said he admitted he misspoke and that his statement was not accurate, but he’d sincerely apologized. You can lis
NormalNTexas Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 12:49 PM
I too support Todd Akins for Senate in MO. It really should be no business of the GOP big wigs and find it offensive that they would pull the funding they had promised to defeat the lefty incumbent.

Akins did misspeak on the issue of "legitimate" rape. There is no such thing as a "legitimate" rape but this is a Democrat term that was created by the left.

The real issue should be settled by the voters in MO and not by the media, the Democrat or the GOP party. If Todd Akin can reach the voters in MO and make his case that the incumbent needs to be replaced, then that should be it. After all, all he did was make a miss statement about rape. It was not as if he had actually had raped some one like Ted or Bill did.


Todd Akin's idiocy appears to be infectious.

The evil genius of the Missouri congressman's comments is that they lend themselves to such broad interpretations -- and misinterpretations.

By now his remarks are familiar, but just in case ...

Akin told a local TV interviewer: "First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare." He continued: "If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."

My own take is that there's a dual-core of asininity here. First, Akin's formulation makes it sound...