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The Pro-Life Movement Must Disavow Akin Comment

Xfranman Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 5:54 PM
Akins has said everything you suggested & more. But led by the anorexic know-it-all w/ the bleach-blonde hair & the cavernous mouth, the weak-as-water shivering-in-their-moccasins Republicans have assembled, pitch forks & torches at the ready, to heave the monster over the cliff. This, says she & her ilk, is necessary b/c of the national ticket. (Insert obscenity here). Akin should apologize. Period. EVERYONE misspeaks sometimes. Everyone is entitled to explain. Man-up. Show some bleeps.
Rep. Todd Akin has, unwittingly to be sure, harmed the pro-life movement, his senatorial race in Missouri, the Republican Party, and therefore quite possibly the nation.

Every person who speaks or writes for the public will make an occasional faux pas, and sooner or later, will write or say something inappropriate. The game of "gotcha" that the media play -- especially with regard to Republicans and conservatives -- is what makes so many politicians sound robotic when they speak.

But Congressman Akin said something that cries out for condemnation and retraction -- and necessitates an explanation.

On a Missouri TV program Sunday, he was...

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