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Top Headline Comments 8-21-12 | Main | CORRECTED PPP Numbers for Missouri
August 21, 2012

Todd Akin's Really, Really Sorry He's An Idiot

Here's the thing, if you're running for the Senate and you have to cut a spot that assures voters that you think rape is bad and you now know that women don't have a goalie in their vajay-jay to stop sperm in case of "legitimate rape", you're in big trouble.

I didn't think I'd live long enough to see an ad worse than "I'm not a witch" but I was wrong. I regret the error.

PPP has a poll out showing Akin still leading by 1. Alas, it's total bull. Almost as if Democrats want to keep Akin hanging in there. Even if were a legit poll, it's early and 1 point is within the margin of error. How do you think it will look after a couple of weeks of pounding with no Crossroads or national GOP money in the game?

If Akin stays in and we are one vote short on in the Senate then he and John Roberts will have saved ObamaCare. Great.

One last thought. This whole notion of we have to be loyal to guys like Akin is nuts. He broke the faith by putting a slam dunk win in danger. We owe him nothing.

I think this infatuation some people have with defending politicians to the end is silly and not a healthy small 'r' republican value. These guys are chess pieces to me. If you have to sacrifice one or more to win the game then do it and win. The game here is control of the Senate (repealing ObamaCare, confirming judges, etc.) not vindicating some guy most of us couldn't pick out of a lineup. This is about beating the Democrats at the ballot box, not shoving it to the "establishment" or the media.

Oh and if you think we must stick with Akin to the bitter end, you know who agrees with you? Claire McCaskill. So you've got that going for you.


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