Todd Akin Hints on GMA That He May Leave MO Senate Race (Video)

Todd Akin was back in the news this morning. The controversial Missouri Republican told Good Morning America that he is not quitting the Missouri Senate race against liberal Claire McCaskill. But FOX News said Akin hinted that he may be leaving the race. Akin lost all funding and support from the GOP following his controversial comments on rape.
Via America’s Newsroom:

The list of conservatives and Republicans who oppose Todd Akin’s senate campaign continues to grow.
Below are just a few examples:

  • · Radio/TV Host Sean Hannity urged Akin yesterday to reconsider running and reminded him that “elections are bigger than one person
  • · Radio Host Mark Levin similarly urged Akin to step aside saying this race is far too important to risk losing to the Democrats.
  • · Columnist/Radio Host Dennis Prager penned a column for Townhall.com calling on his fellow pro-life leaders to join him in disavowing Akin’s remarks.
  • · Columnist Charles Krauthammer on Fox News last night called Akintoxic” and said “he’s got to go
  • · Radio Host Hugh Hewitt tweeted – “If Akin drops out and GOP wins Senate, he has career. If he stays in and GOP doesn’t win Senate, infamy and injury to prolife cause
  • · Author Ann Coulter penned a column in Human Events calling on Akin to do the right thing and step aside for the good of the pro-life movement
  • · National Review editorial board called on Akin to step aside, writing in part, “Akin is a stalwart conservative and an honorable man, we regret to say that he inspires no such confidence”
  • · Wall Street Journal editorial board also called on Akin to step aside, writing in part, “Having uttered one of the more offensive and ill-informed comments in recent years, Mr. Akin could cost his party a seat it is favored to win this November and thus possible control of the Senate.”
  • · The Tea Party Express called on Akin to step aside saying “It is critical that we defeat Senator Claire McCaskill in November, but it will be too difficult to achieve that with Todd Akin as the conservative alternative.”

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  • Stan

    Bald douchebag.

  • SoLongSong

    I despise this man with the heat of a thousand burning suns.

    But I’ll get over it. We’ll find another way to repeal obamacare.

  • iamsaved

    Todd Akin doesn’t appear to be too adept as sizing a situation up and realizing the cards are stacked against him. His stubborn pride may cost conservatives a chance to take the Senate seat that before was easily winnable. Rightfully or wrongfully, the facts are what they are and Todd Akin is the one who shot himself in the foot.

    He states he was selected by the people of Missouri to represent them. Has he asked himself the question as to whether or not they would have voted for him had he made his statements before the primary? Shame on him for not doing what is right for those people who did vote for him in the anticipation that he would beat Claire McCassKILL. He has himself only to blame.

    That being said, if there is not a third party candidate and Todd Akin doesn’t withdraw his name from consideration, then shame on the conservatives in Missouri and the Republican Party apparatus that withdraws all support from him. They will be as responsible as Mr. Akin in putting a liberal Democrat back in office. If you think the Democrats would do the same thing if the parties were switched you would be delusional.

    Think Missouri before abandoning the one person who may be the only option you have to get rid of an Obama sycophant.

  • Steve

    ”Human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of conception. From the first moment of his existence, a human being must be recognized as having the rights of a person – among which is the inviolable right of every innocent being to life.”
    – You know who says this?
    – Akin perhaps should not be on a ballot paper. But WHAT he said is in principle right. It may very well be that a woman seldom gets pregnant from rape. Real violent rape.
    – Still, she may feel it best to take away the child. But… but…
    – Of course, you pagans reason otherwise. But you are dying out. So why bother with you…

  • Hippies Still Smell

    ahem

    This entire Akin kerfuffle is a case of choking on gnats while swallowing the proverbial camel.

    Since when does the MSM or the DNC carry the banner for rape sensitivity?

    People in glass houses should not cast stones.

  • Jim W

    There are all kinds of important things that are to be considered here. He is considereing one to the exclusion of all else. Some people may call it principled, but a solid majority call it nuts. They are going to be electing our senator.

  • RedstateRed

    What a shame. I just put my Akin yard sign back up.

    He could make mistakes like he did for years and not do the damage Obama and McCaskill have done to our economy.

  • JoyO

    I hope he does leave. The people of Missouri and the rest of the USA need to be free of Senator Claire — her vote on OBAMACARE alone is enough to vote her out of office!

  • retire05

    Well, if Akin drops, all I can say is “Congratulations, luguini spined Republicans. You let the press dictate to you again.”

    But wait, isn’t Akin already in office? Where is Jim’s reporting on Akin’s voting record in the state of Missouri? Was all that wiped out with just one stupid statement? Nevermind that Democrats are still having sex with 17 year old boys and are still in office. Nevermind that Joe Biden just labeled all Republican voters “racists” claiming we want to put black Americans back in chains and no one on his side of the aisle is clammouring for him to resign his campaign. Nevermind that Gerry Studds was the poster boy for the Democrats.

    Akin must be annihilated and the establishment GOP is saying to the Dems, and the press “Here, let us do it for you.”

    Missouri, you deserve Criminal Claire again. The best thing I ever did was move from that state.

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  • Kate

    Hopefully reality is hitting Akin in the head. Frankly, after watching this entire nightmare, I don’t want him as my senator. Period. He’s arrogant, self-centered and nuts. The media didn’t do this to him. Akin did it to himself by making an appalling statement that cannot just be called a mistake. Quit already so we can move on to getting rid of that horror named Claire.

  • xkaydet65

    To IAMSAVED.
    As to what the Dems would do, does the name Bob Toricelli ring a bell? Do you think he mangnanimously left the race? The Dems did a Luca Brazzi on him and the GOP should have done the same to Akin.

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  • W1cked

    I you were to take a 2 month old fetus “or baby if you prefer” and place it on Mars and then a NASA probe were to find it….I’m pretty certain the headline would read “HUMAN life found on mars” I’m just say’n
    Now I happen to believe that killing humans is sometimes justified (War, violent criminals, self preservation, etc.) Whether killing a human baby is ever justified or not is certainly a tough argument. However, if you say that you are Pro Choice then you need to not “pretty it up” with “oh its just a mass of cells, or its just a fetus” take responsibility for the choice you are making and live with it.

  • mr_e_m_t

    If/when this election is lost to a democrat, the right has only itself to blame and not Akin.

    Way to show solidarity over an issue, sheep!
    Bet you wont learn a damned thing over this and will keep electing candidates who pander pretty and sell out your professed beliefs first chance they get.

  • iamsaved

    xkaydet65 commented: – Big difference between Akin and Toricelli. Bob Toricelli committed blatant crimes, something even Democrats have to distance themselves from. Todd Akin spoke words that were offensive to most people but has every legal right to do.

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  • Lindensant

    Yeah, great, let’s give this man a medal for standing on “principle” and have him move on so somebody that can win can be appointed.

    By the way, Akin’s support for the nomination by Republican primary voters was highly suspect. FRom what I understand, the only reason he won was because Dems voted for him in droves in the open primary.

  • bg

    ++

    this is NOT the WAR Breitbart was fighting..

    this is what Breitbart was WARRING against..

    ==

  • brian

    I don’t know much about todd akin’s history but what he said was probably stupid, just that, stupid. The whole thing was blown way out of proportion and just this one statement isn’t enough to make me think he’s an idiot or misqualified. You can pull up multiple quotes from mccaskill showing that she’s blatantly anti freedom and supports in your face government.

    Those types of statements should be getting politicians tarred, feathered, run out on a rail and ostracised.

  • srdem65

    Looking at the bigger picture; it’s his opinion and unless we are all under the thumb of the thought police, he has a right to say what he thinks. He has a right to stay in a political race and let the voters decide if they want him to be elected.

    “Everybody” wants him gone because he said what he believes. He didn’t commit a crime, he isn’t on a terrorist watch list, but only “said what he believes”, and I support anyone’s right to their freely spoken opinion.

  • mr_e_m_t

    @19

    If the reason to get him out is due to corruption and left support, then why are those not the stated reasons?
    Instead the stated reason is either a flubbed response to abortion or “extreme” stance on abortion.
    And because the stated reason is over his correct stance on abortion you have effectv ily divided the Right better than anything the left could do because cult of personality leaders such as Palin say, “oh its better to win with a moderate than lose with someone who supports and defends the constitution and Liberty.”

    In short, your reaction does not impress me or anyone to my right.
    However, everyone to my left im sure agree’s with your sentiments to whatever varying degree. Whether it is due to the fact they have no spine and are only fair weather supporters or because they are weak on the issue of abortion.

  • Steve

    Wikipedia writes about the ”Todd Akin rape and pregnancy controversy”.
    I don’t understand you in the media and blog world, who find his words totally unacceptable.
    And, after all, Todd Akin would not be a dictator. If congress is against what he said, nothing will happen. (#22 !)
    In 2008, (only) 7% of all pregnancies in Missouri resulted in abortion. (Many women seem to agree in principle with Akin.)
    Will the Mo. laws change because a senator i Washington says otherwise? No.

  • listingstarboard

    Once again playing right into the hands of the Progressive playbook. Akin is playing for the other team.

  • bg

    ++

    Conservatives have truly shamed themselves on this issue, they have
    not only taken a LIE and born it truth, but condoned aborting Akin and
    the babies he fights to save without fully understanding his position..

    the sin:

    ultimate hypocrisy for political expedience..

    God help US to help ourselves i pray, Amen..

    ==

  • Finncrisp

    Akin needs to awaken, their frying him like bacon. His support has been taken and he’s been forsaken. His piggy banks a breakin and he must be a shakin. GOP is a quakin while MSM is not fakin their hatred for Akin.

  • bg

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    listen to the TRUTH and weep..

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  • bg

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    #25 August 22, 2012 at 10:11 am
    listingstarboard

    because his is backing him up??

    moron..

    ==

  • Mr. B

    Amazingly, I think Missouri might still elect Akin over Sen. Claire.

    As a Missouri native (now living in Obamaland) I say that Missouri — like South Carolina, Kentucky, Arizona and New Hampshire before the libs invaded — is “ornery” in that philosophically it often moves in the opposite direction of the received wisdom. Outsiders don’t understand this alienation of Missouri from the rest of the United States.

    Northerners think Missouri is a Southern state with Huckleberry Finn and Jim, with steamboats on the river. Southerners think Missouri is a Northern state with old manufacturing base, trade unions and vast urban ghettoes. On the eastern border St Louis is an East Coast-style city with row houses and a colonial past. On the western border, Kansas City has rodeos and cowboys on city streets. Missouri was a slave state that was saved for the Union, never ratified Prohibition, and didn’t carry for Obama. When outsiders try to pressure Missourians they throw up the walls and will carry on just to spite the interlopers. Within Missouri, the degree of distrust and political struggle there of the (mostly Dem) urban centers opposed to the (G.O.P.) outstate voters is intense, and again is not understood by outsiders.

    As Sen. Claire won’t increase in popularity, after a few months of this Akin could well win narrowly, although nationally he’s giving Dems plenty of fresh ammo to support their contention that the G.O.P. is conducting a War on Women. The big challenge will be motivating Republican voters who might choose to sit out the election as they will refuse to hold their collective noses and vote for Akin.

    Just my 2 cents …

  • Kate

    Granted Akin has the right to say what he wants and to stay in the race since he won the election, but is he electable now? I don’t think so. This election is critical for the future of our country. We have to get rid of Obama, Claire and Obamacare. We need to take the Senate. Akin can screw that all up staying in an unwinnable race that is so due to his own stupidity. Yes, Democrats crooks, liars and sickos get a pass and are elected. It says alot about their party and those who vote them into office. That is not what I want my party to be like. It has its own warts, but certainly not at the level of depravity of Democrats.

  • rrpjr

    Akin is a case study in the cost of stupidity.

  • xkaydet65

    To Iamsaved:
    Politically the effect of each man’s behavior on their election is exactly the same. All I am concerned about is getiing Harry Reid a to go back to the cheap seats. Torricelli engangered the Dems fragile hold on the Senate in 2002, and his accepting money from that businessman with North Korean connections was a killer and once polls nosedived the Dems sent Brazzi. Someone should have told Akin he would not be able to run for school board of get a job lobbying for anything. If the Dems keep the Senate, Akin will be as infamous as Steve Bartman is in North Chicago.

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  • bg

    ++

    re: #29 August 22, 2012 at 10:18 am bg

    re: listingstarboard #25 August 22, 2012 at 10:11 am

    clarifying moron:

    fact is:

    AKIN’S TEAM IS PLAYING FOR THE OTHER TEAM

    obviously aiding and abetting ones enemy
    is no longer traitorous, but required.. 😡

    ==

  • Jim W

    #31
    Agree. All the talk about him able to say what he wants–sure he can–but he won’t get elected.
    This will set the pro-life agenda way back if his stupidity causes Obama to be reelected and put new appointees on the Supreme Court that will kill what has been accomplished so far.

  • bg

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    Kate #31 August 22, 2012 at 10:19 am

    re: [but is he electable now? ]

    and who’s freakin’ fault is that??

    i’ll tell you, THE REPUBLICANS for not only bashing him along with the
    Dems, but not even biothering to check what he stated beforehand..
    no no no, they not only jumped on the namdwagon, but surrounded it
    to protect the enmy, not around Akin and ward it off..’

    we are so dumbed down, perhaps a dictator
    is what is needed to guide US sheep.. /s/

    ==

  • bg

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    re; #37 August 22, 2012 at 10:32 am bg

    namdwagon = bandwagon

    ==

  • listingstarboard

    bg you have the right to your opinion, as do I. What is the point of resorting to insults when you don’t agree with someone? Akin is helping the Democrats with his remark, just like they knew he would. Why else would they have worked to get him the primary win? Stop insulting good honest Conservatives that post here.

  • bg

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    #39 August 22, 2012 at 10:36 am
    listingstarboard

    apologies for personally insulting you..

    of course there are quite a few (ahem) conservatives
    in here who think i’m dumber than a box of Akin’s.. /s/

    however, your opinion, quite frankly, insulted my intelligence..

    ==

  • mr_e_m_t

    I see on the Drudge Report page, headline reading that this incident has turned the DNC convention into a celebration of abortion.

    It would be SO damned easy to turn all this around and run the left into the ground.
    But hell no, we are too busy trying to run our own into the ground in order to appease left supporters.

  • Spider

    Now you can’t post your opinion here without being called a name?

    Pathetic.

  • bg

    ++

    #39 August 22, 2012 at 10:36 am
    listingstarboard

    the REPUBLICANS are helping the DEMOCRATS..

    i may not have cable news, by my local pbs channel picks up news around
    the world, and let me tell you, this has gone global, and it’s not because of
    the MSM is because the REPS are not only supporting them, but keeping it
    on the front burner every step of the way.. i give you GP’s proud posts..

    “WAR” ~ Andrew Breitbart would be up in arms over
    the deliberate distortion of what Todd Akin stated..

    JMHO and those of you who are intellectually honest know it’s
    true, Dana Loesch was the only one to support AKIN, she’ is a
    true Breitbart Warrior!! she too obviously has PRINCIPLES..

    “you can trust a thief, but you can’t trust a liar” ~ Mom

    ==

  • retire05

    What is it about this Akin gaff that you people don’t understand? No, the Dems didn’t start screaming for him to abandon his campaign, but the press, who carries the water for the Dems, did and did so by making it a big deal. And the idiot Republicans fell right in lock step, carrying the water for the Dems.

    What Akin said was stupid. Since when is stupid a crime? Since when do we give more press to a man who makes a stupid statement than we do to a pervert who is cruising Craig’s List looking for young men to meet up with in a roadside part? As Republicans, whenever someone makes a stupid statement at work, should we demand their firing?

    Good God, people; it was a statement, not an actual rape like Bill Clinton was charged with. One damn statement. And if Republicans are not willing to stop letting the press, who carry the water for the Democrats, control what we do and what we say, then hell, why bother to have elections? Just appoint Democrats and be done with it.

  • bg

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    re: #43 August 22, 2012 at 10:52 am bg

    MSM is because = MSM, it’s because

    eh, pardon typo’s..

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  • bg

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    Spider #42 August 22, 2012 at 10:51 am

    that’s bulls_hit and you know it..

    ==

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  • Mr. B, #30 … “Just my 2 cents …” Your two cents are worth much more! 🙂

  • bg

    ++

    August 21, 2012

    Minn. Rep. Kerry Gauthier caught with zipper down… literally. Admits
    to having ‘no strings attached’ sex with 17-year-old boy at rest stop,

    [While Rep. Kerry Gauthier, 56, will lose support from fellow Democratic-
    Farmer-Labor Party members if he continues with his campaign, party
    leaders stopped short Monday of asking him to immediately resign.
    ]

    NO FRONT PAGE NEWS VIA OLD OR NEW MEDIA – WHY IS THAT?? GP??

    BUELLER?? OBAMA?? PELOSI? REID?? BOEHNER?? MITCHELL?? ROMNEY??

    ==

  • Dave Jones

    Conservatives generally hold Ideals and Values above office… Progressives hold Office above all else. They use any means to attain their end, If you don’t know your enemy… you’ve already lost. Maybe instead of everyone piling on Akin they should have just played the Carney/Obama trick, “Senatorial candidate comments in MO??? I can’t say that I’ve heard them, I’ll get back to you on it…”

  • Spider

    The dems have found a weak spot in the Republican ‘coalition’, and they are exploiting it.

    Social conservatives will not tolerate deviance on certain issues. Akin’s gaffe has brought this into focus, and the MSM is giving it ‘top of the fold’ play for all its worth.

    This is why the next prong of the leftist attack is religion. Specifically, Romney’s religion.

  • bg

    ++

    Dave Jones #50 August 22, 2012 at 11:11 am

    here are the tapes, watch & listen to him for yourself, i believe the
    pertinent “excerpt” was edited via video #2, however, both are well
    worth listening to..

    ==

  • mr_e_m_t

    @50

    You just pointed out that Sarah palin, and roughly 40-60% of the right are progressive.

    I agree, and thank you.

  • JoyO

    McCaskill voted for OBAMACARE! McCaskill voted for OBAMACARE! McCaskill voted for OBAMACARE!
    McCaskill voted for OBAMACARE! McCaskill voted for OBAMACARE! McCaskill voted for OBAMACARE!

    We don’t need to know anything else about her!

  • Chris W.

    Akin’s voting record doesn’t matter. As they say in sports, you’re only as good as your last performance.

    Right now Akin is the Cleveland Browns.

  • bg

    ++

    good Lord people, LISTEN to the tapes
    before regurgitating the koolaid.. gah!!

    not to mention Akin IMMEDIATELY apologized for his
    poor (albeit literally correct) choice of <b.ONE word..

    that is what caused instant INSANITY visa vi the REPUBLICAN PARTY??

    look i ehat the DEMS, but the REPUBLICANS are pushing this ex away
    from them, and there are MILLIONS just like me banking our hopes on
    the Republicans to bring US back from the brink, not help push US over..

    iow: talk about losing the INDEPENDENT VOTES!! this is exactly how
    to do it, as many of us ex-Dems are still John & Robert F. Kennedy &
    Zell Miller Democrats at heart.. that goes for the leaders TEA Party
    leaders as well.. and albeit over 41% Dem constituency, STOP YOUR CRONYISM CRAP!!

    i implore you to wake up Republicans, please, wake the hell up already.. 🙁

    ==

  • bg

    ++

    Chris W #55 August 22, 2012 at 11:30 am

    Conservatives are so easy, anyone can impersonate one.. 🙁

    ==

  • SoLongSong

    I have to go with my instincts here, and my instincts are telling me that if Akin does the RIGHT THING and resigns for the GOOD of the country, I shall REJOICE. Not for his downfall, but he’s an idiot and brought that part upon himself.

    And posting the same links over and over isn’t going to change my mind, just as I’m not going to change yours. I also don’t think folks should be putting words into Breitbart’s mouth. He knows how important this election is too.

    It’s not a matter that wanting to win this one above all else makes us “Progressive-like”, it’s that this is the most important election of our time. This upcoming election will determine the path of our country. We can still regain our footing, and one STUPID IDIOT should not stand in the way.

  • listingstarboard

    Vis a’ vis not visa vi. Just thought I would ” insult your intelligence”a little more, bg.

  • owl

    #44 “What is it about this Akin gaff that you people don’t understand?”

    Could it be that it was not a gaffe? Could it be that some of us find what he said unbelievable stupid. Could it be that some of us find what he said offensive in the extreme? Could it be that many of us believe he does more harm to the prolife movement than all the Dem & Media combined? Could it be that many in this party believe that this is a POLITICAL party and not a church or home? Maybe it all comes down to decisions. Could it be that many of us think someone needs better decision making ability to be a Senator on our side?

    Anyone that does not have enough DECENCY to step aside after deliberately pouring gasoline on the fire…………………..I call HYPOCRITE. He wants to preach, take it to church but do not hijack an election where it involves others besides HIMSELF.

  • Nelle

    Yes, it is about religion. If fiscal cons won’t vote for a known social con then we can’t have a conservative government. Same with social cons–if you won’t vote for a Mormon, or for someone who isn’t against a rape exception, we won’t have a conservative government.
    Maybe we could just this once all vote for the imperfect conservatives.

    And by the way, who ever called for Claire Tax Cheat McCaskill to withdraw from the race? Why hasn’t Eric Holder resigned? What’s this I hear about Napolitano and sexual discrimination? Can we somehow put the heat on the immorality of the left? Of course we can’t call it immorality, we have to say “it’s just WRONG”, like they do.

  • bg

    ++

    SoLongSong #58 August 22, 2012 at 11:40 am

    for the sake of “we the people”, i am hoping and praying Akin
    isn’t a COMMIE, ergo, doesn’t resign for the “greater good” ..

    ==

  • Spider

    SoLongSong, its called pragmatism.

    Often a very dirty word for the purists.

    I’m with you, I need every single body with an ‘R’ on their jersey in DC come November.

  • Spider

    Nelle, well put.

  • Kate

    #41 – “I see on the Drudge Report page, headline reading that this incident has turned the DNC convention into a celebration of abortion.”

    Celebrating abortion. I can’t wrap my mind around that one. It’s sick. Just sick. I can’t see that the majority of Americans are going to find that abortion is something to cheer about.

    “It’s the economy, stupid.” Yes, it is. And oh how Obama, et al are doing everything they can to get off the topic. The longer Akin stays in, the longer Obama and his ilk are going to milk the issue as long as they can. Akin needs to admit he messed up, move on and do what is best for the country, not his ego. If we don’t get these insane Dems out, we all suffer.

  • Kate

    “And by the way, who ever called for Claire Tax Cheat McCaskill to withdraw from the race? Why hasn’t Eric Holder resigned? What’s this I hear about Napolitano and sexual discrimination? Can we somehow put the heat on the immorality of the left? Of course we can’t call it immorality, we have to say “it’s just WRONG”, like they do.”

    I see lots of screams out there regarding the above yet it doesn’t do much good. Why? A corrupt MSM and Dems who feel the end justifies the means. Anything to accomplish their agenda, legal or not. You have to have a conscience and morals for wrong to matter. You aren’t going to find that in a liberal and the Democratic party.

    But we should keep screaming and pointing it all out because eventually, people will wake up and do something about it. Sadly, it usually has to get worse before it gets better. History has shown that time and time again.

  • mr_e_m_t

    #65
    Kate, thank you.
    I agree it is very sick and it is very easy to turn public sentiment against that type of behavior.
    I still have faith that the majority of humanity are good people who do not think the needless slaying of a baby to be something to cheer about.

    #60
    Owl, if you had a valid point, you would have defined it to give it substance instead of losing it to your hypothetical ramblings.

  • Oliver

    if the right would just get better at spinning their “gaffes”, this wouldn’t be such a big mess.

    eg. Obama meant bridges and roads when he said you didn’t build that.
    Biden meant “unshackled from financial regulation” when he told his largely black audience “they’re gonna put y’all back in chains!”
    etc etc etc.

    i.e. YOU HAVE TO LEARN HOW TO PLAY THE GAME IF YOU’RE GOING TO WIN THE GAME.
    All you have to do is create a modicum of doubt that the speaker really meant what he said. Jeez.

    GOP is so naive sometimes.

  • dunce

    The write in campaign must start now. The people of Missouri can not leave their fate in this fools hands.

  • retire05

    #70, dunce, remember, the same state you are trusting to put a write-in Republican in office is the same state that put Criminal Claire in office in the first place.

  • snewb

    He’s just waiting for the right offer..then he’ll quit. (Payola)

  • retire05

    Lots of screaming for Akin to resign from the very people who were just, a week ago, declaring they would vote for a dead gopher just to get Claire out of office.

    My, how easily some are manipulated.

  • Tin

    if u DEMOCRAPS is ok You are murder theft crooks and rape because theya re NO MORAL ETHICAL VALUE and media scums liberal like them , but we cons GOP they are spit to us

  • owl

    Why are we talking about rape?

  • bg

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    God bless Dana Loesch, she knows the facts!!

    ==

  • mr_e_m_t

    Two pieces of news that i see today
    Dems celebrate abortion
    obamao has 4th year straight of trillion dollar deficits.

    With other news recently of russian subs in our gulf, the cost of obamacare crushing small business and hospitals and totally invading your private life, union thugs coming out of the closet admitting they are pro communist and are supporting a blatant and overt attempt to overthrow our government….
    Victories for the Right should be slam dunks and should be the time to run the most extreme hard line defenders of our constitution.
    Instead we get palanistas and chicken littles who claim to be such defenders that see a flub or a gaffe as a signal to run and destroy such candidates.

  • bg

    ++

    TeachX3 #67 August 22, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    [The truth was made to look like a lie, and
    envy was stirred—all with a simple formula:

    Create a problem where none exists. (Re-cast what
    is good to create a climate conducive to your aims.)

    Deny the truth. (Create distrust.)

    Embed the lie by inciting envy and/or a sense
    of entitlement. (Encourage a victim mentality.)

    Offer a solution to the fabricated “injustice,” however detrimental
    it might be in the long run. (Play the role of “savior.”)

    Malign whoever stands between you and your objective.
    (Demonize and marginalize those who hold to the truth.)

    The formula has not changed. Every
    misanthrope in history has used it.]

    thank you..

    and those of you who practice
    deception know who you are..

    ==

  • bg

    ++

    re: #62 August 22, 2012 at 11:44 am bg

    /MEGA SARC/

    ==

  • bg, #78 … I knew that you would enjoy that article!

    Check out what Missourians are saying to Akin: https://rally.org/toddakin#

  • Steve

    If I lived in St Louis, I would most certainly vote for Akin now! Just to show you who decides in Missouri. Wikipedia has an article ”Todd Akin”, and there is nothing there that I find (very) objectionable.
    He said five sentences, on KTVI, that you object to. So what? If you were interested in Mo. politics, you already knew that he was against abortion. What’s new?
    You have the same problem with parties. Some things you agree with, others not. If you think abortion of rape-conceived children the most important thing now for politicians to be positive to… Poor sods! Where do you live?
    79 comments now, just on this blog item. What are you? Old age pensioners? Never found a job? Or, more likely, a bit simple-minded Democrats?

  • bg

    ++

    this is what the man said:

    “It seems to me, from what I understand from doctors, that’s really
    rare,”
    [Mr. Akin said of pregnancies from rape.] “If it’s a legitimate rape,
    the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. But let’s
    assume that maybe that didn’t work or something: I think there should be
    some punishment, but the punishment ought to be of the rapist, and not
    attacking the child.”

    Dave Catanese, Politico Reporter,
    Defends Todd Akin Rape Comments

    [“So perhaps some can agree that all rapes that are reported are not
    actually rapes? Or are we gonna really deny that for PC sake?” he said.
    “So looks like he meant to say — ‘If a woman was REALLY raped, it’s
    statistically less likely for her to get pregnant.’ What’s the science?”]

    Updated: Politico’s Dave Catanese pulled off Todd Akin story

    [For the sake of “argument,” Catanese tried to see the controversy
    from Akin’s side, writing, “We all know what he was trying to say.”]

    Akin comments stemmed from a paper written by:
    John C. Willke, M.D who endorsed Romney in 2007

    Godspeed, God Bless & Thank You Mr. Akin..

    ==

  • bg

    ++

    TeachX3 #80 August 22, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    thanks again, and good on them!!

    also not from MO, but i’m going to donate!!

    ==

  • bg, #83 … I wish you were in MO, I’d love to meet up for coffee sometime 🙂

    From the ‘things that make you go hmmm? file’:
    The republican party bosses removed funding from Akin and asked him not to come to the RNC… now there is a hurricane racing towards Florida and threatening to shut down the convention.

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  • SoLongSong

    Methinks you ladies doth protest too much. And it’s clearly addled your brains.

    Ooh, look! There’s that article again! Maybe it’ll change my mind THIS time! Hmm………

    NOPE.

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  • SoLongSong

    TeachX3: “The republican party bosses removed funding from Akin and asked him not to come to the RNC… now there is a hurricane racing towards Florida and threatening to shut down the convention.”

    ——-

    Yes, truly delusional and over the edge. Lost their marbles. One crayola short of a chandelier.

  • bg

    ++

    August 22, 1012

    Appeals Court Rules Texas Can Cut off Planned Parenthood Funding

    there is a God, and we are the people, Amen..

    ==

  • awwww SoLongSong, #86 … sharing the article is not meant to ‘change your mind’, it is only to show fact and truth of ‘where Akin’s intent’ came from. *sigh*

  • bg

    ++

    TeachX3 #84 August 22, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    weird, and albeit you and i both know God has
    nothing to do with, what a coincidence huh??

    oh wait, they say there is no such
    thing as coincidence, go figure.. 😉

    ==

  • Spider

    As Jim H. is fond of saying: “It begins…..”

    The Google News page has a few articles about Romney’s mormonism, and they are not flattering of the religion.

    So this Akin imbroglio can provide the cover evangelicals need to show less enthusiasm for Mitt?

    “Look how he threw our guy under the bus!”

  • Sasja

    Isaac is still a tropical storm. At this time, there is no way to tell if it will become a hurricane or that it will directly involve Tampa.

  • bg

    ++

    geez, and some think i have an imagination.. 🙄

    and i use FACTS, go figure..

    ==

  • Sasja, #93 … you are completely factual, I was just making a ‘funny’, but I have a weird sense of humor at times, so, maybe it was not the best thing to write o_0

  • bg

    ++

    oh, for those “experts” on Akin..

    i know you faux conservatives don’t practice intellectual honesty because
    if you had listened to the tapes, you would know that Akin approves of
    abortion in order to save the Mother’s life..

    ==

  • mcc

    #41 August 22, 2012 at 10:46 am
    mr_e_m_t commented:
    I see on the Drudge Report page, headline reading that this incident has turned the DNC convention into a celebration of abortion.

    No one could more appropriately lead that “celebration” than Barack Hussein Obama.

    A walk down memory lane would be nice —

    and lemonade is very refreshing…

  • MicahStone

    What do you call a person who is so stupid and out-of-touch with reality that he ignores the good, constructive advice of everybody and continues on his insane, destructive path of embarrassing himself with both feet in his mouth, while wreaking political havoc on a national level?

    1. bumbling Bite-Me biden, 2. Todd Akin, 3. BOTH.

  • jaycee

    I don’t have cable so I don’t know what is being said on there, but I feel like republicans are making this a bigger deal than democrats. We can’t shut up about it so it will remain in the forefront. If we just would have allowed him to correct himself, which he did, then it would be a non-issue by the time the election rolls around. Why couldn’t we stand behind him after he apologized and reassured up that he doesn’t actually believe a woman’s body could prevent pregnancy via rape. Instead once again the republicans eat their own. How come democrats never eat their own? I don’t want the establishment picking our senate candidate….that is why we have elections and if they pick a candidate that isn’t a conservative then guess what, I ain’t gonna vote for them, I will however vote for Akin.

  • bg

    ++

    Akin immediately corrected himself..

    and btw, this tape & attack on Akin was served
    up and delivered monumental destruction style..

    iow: they took the excerpt and built there nonexistent case around
    it in a timely fashion as to solicit maximum impact.. and guess what,
    the faux conservatives couldn’t wait to not only swallow if, but join
    in on the bashing Akin charade based on a lie, shame on all of those
    who are still repeating the lie they were fed and happily ate without
    skipping a despicable hateful beat.. 😡

    also heard Romney is going to STFU about it..

    not that he ever should have opened his
    mouth about it before he knew the facts..

    ==

  • bg

    ++

    re: #100 August 22, 2012 at 4:38 pm bg

    built there = built their

    Godspeed, God Bless & Thank You Mr. Akin

    ==

  • donh

    If you make rape one of the only exceptions that allows an abortion to take place, you will get a lot more Duke Lacross Tawana Brawley false accusations of rape. Nobody ever makes this point of fact. ….A woman who is morally bankrupt enough to kill a child in her womb would also be depraved enough to send an innocent man away for 20 years if that is what it takes to get away from her ” mistake “.

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  • James Smith

    OK, I don’t often bother with what I consider to be utterly inane commentary, but I will congratulate you, bg, for posting quite possibly the winner in utter foolhardy comments with this gem:

    :#37 August 22, 2012 at 10:32 am
    bg commented:

    *snip*

    we are so dumbed down, perhaps a dictator
    is what is needed to guide US sheep.. /s/

    ==”

    Even your attempt to use a “sarc” tag at the end cannot excuse that foolishness. It was precisely that line of reasoning that let Eva Braun’s boyfriend loose on the world, and if you think me mistaken, you should read your history books a little closer.

    Shame on conservatives? Uh-uh… Shame on you for even considering such a thing. You might have been being sarcastic, but the next step on that slippery slope is someone else saying “Why not?” Utterly ridiculous line of reasoning on your part.

    Regards,
    JS

  • bg

    ++

    #104 August 22, 2012 at 7:25 pm
    James Smith

    🙄

    ==

  • jaycee

    the more i think about the republican response to this the more it makes me angry. first, we jumped the shark on this, second, this sets a HUGE presidence for future elections and future mistakes. now at every turn we will expect a candidate to resign when they misspeak. im so disgusted and turned off by the republican response that im not even sure i would vote for the person they replace akin with. way to do damage control ‘publicans, you are even more inept than obama.

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