Jonathan37 Wrote:
Aug 24, 2012 10:22 AM
Great column from Pat- except for a couple huge holes. The idea that a raped woman's body can somehow deny fertilization is the opinion of exactly no one other than Todd Akin. Or if someone else does hold that opinion, (apparently there is some medical evidence supporting it) he has enough sense not to say so in front of people who are eager to twist his words. Others in the GOP are not panicked so much as they are disbelieving and enraged- we had a very good shot at making this election a total defeat for the Democrats, though less good than I thought, having read the comments of some in Mr. Akin's own intellectual class who are planning to vote for a third party candidate- and this moron has very likely fucked the whole thing to a