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Missouri: The 'Show Me Another G.O.P. Candidate' State

Sorceress Wrote: Aug 24, 2012 11:50 AM
Republicans love to eat their own. If this had been Biden or any other Democrat the response would have been stony silence, blank stares and shrugged shoulders. Not the Republicans. Throw him under the bus and jump on the high ground. Akin could not have actually been a Republican! Republicans don't do or say stupid things! Oh my no. I think the career of Politician is actually a criminal pursuit rather than anything you might call public service. Both sides are way too concerned with their own aggrandizement and little concerned about the public they claim to serve.

Relying on Todd Akin's sense of decency has not worked. Within hours of his idiotic comments about "legitimate rape," Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS pulled out millions of dollars in funding for the Missouri Senate race. Akin didn't get the hint.

Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, withdrew all funding from the Missouri race. Akin still refused to quit.

Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, a major Christian and tea party favorite, immediately called for Akin to withdraw from the race -- nothing.

Even Sean Hannity, the most true-blue Republican and...