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SnarkActual Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 5:44 PM
If he had been smart, he'd have stepped down and let the party pick a replacement. However, he chose his ambition and his desires to overrule common sense. One might hope given that lack of common sense and a knowledge base that resembles that of Debbie Wasserman-Schultz or Claire McCaskill that he might at least have the decency to defect to the party that would have the most members like him, among them Joe Biden, Ms. Wasserman-Schultz, Ms. McCaskill et alia. Forgive yes, but to reduce forgiveness to the point of an equivalent act of stupidity as his own?
annfan_777 Wrote: Aug 25, 2012 7:25 AM
So every time a Republican misspeaks, they should resign? That is absurd.

Prediction: If the GOP establishment doesn't follow Republican Rep. Todd Akin's example with a big, fat apology -- to Akin -- the whole party goes down in flames come November.

I don't mean every Republican will lose, but there is great political peril in not sealing the hole in Republican armor that has opened in Missouri and instead permitting it to remain a Democratic pressure point. Further, "for the good of the country" (the mantra accompanying the partywide chorus of pleas to Akin to drop out of his U.S. Senate race), Republicans must resume funding Akin's viable campaign ASAP, after cutting it...