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A Grand Old Party in Panic

Robert 206 Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 1:05 PM
Pat is right about the Republicans not retrieving their wounded. Look at Richard Nixon and contrast him to what happened to convicted felon, Bill Clinton, now a Democrat hero, and opening speaker at the Democrat Convention! The Democrat Party is a rogue organization primarily supported by the poor class for the welfare checks, and the wealthy who get special Obama deals with a wink here and wink there! The Democrat Party is the most corrupt party in all history and the Democrat soldiers just wink and stuff the ballot boxes!

Whittaker Chambers said that "the great failing of American conservatives is they do not retrieve their wounded."

He had it right, as Todd Akin can testify.

In an interview that aired last Sunday, Akin, the Republican candidate for Senate in Missouri, was asked whether he opposed abortions for women who had been raped. Akin's reply:

"From what I understand from doctors, that's really rare. ... If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down ... .

"But let's assume that maybe that didn't work or...