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The Cost of Todd Akin's Ambition

vabadus1776 Wrote: Aug 25, 2012 2:49 AM
Has anybody stop to think about the citizens of Missouri & the people who voted for Congressman Akin? It seems like we are getting overlooked & overrun by those who are quick to judge and attack a man over something he said. If you do not live in the Show-Me state your opinion does not matter because you cannot vote here. If the GOP candidate is chosen for us, then the primary was just another "beauty contest" and our votes do not matter, just like the February presidential primary. Remember that the next time you criticize Todd Akin.

Congressman Todd Akin claims refusing to step down from the Missouri Senate race is his way of taking a stand to “strengthen our country… standing on a principle of what America is.” But Akin claims heroism where only self-preservation exists.

Clinging to this race may recklessly put at risk the nation and all the principles conservatives hold dear. By clinging to this seat, Akin may actually cost lives rather than saving them. Conservatives who still support his candidacy must remember how rabidly anti-life President Obama is…from cradle to grave. With the race so close, the smallest incident can tip the...