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Todd Akin: Conservative Champion

wmou Wrote: Oct 01, 2012 12:59 PM
Why is it hard for politicians to be straight-forward and honest? When trying to spin his stand on this issue to make it sound politically acceptable, he said stupid things that reinforced many negative republican stereotypes. Abortion is hiddeous and evil and that does not change because the father is a criminal.

A French proverb declares: “What is hard to endure is sweet to recall.” I seldom agree with the French, but, as a former professional boxer, I know this to be true.

In 2003 I was fighting Cuban heavyweight Roberto Valdez before thousands at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion. Valdez was big, strong and mean. I was told that, a few years earlier, he had traversed shark-infested waters, alone, on a rickety makeshift raft to enjoy freedom in the land of the free.

This, of course, is the very land Barack Obama seeks to “fundamentally transform.” The American vision he shares...