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Todd Akin's 'legitimate rape' remarks threaten to engulf Mitt Romney's campaign
08-22-2012, 08:31 AM #1
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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Quote:Mr Akin prompted the row over the weekend by saying in a local television interview that it was “really rare” for pregnancy to result from rape. “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down,” he said. He later said he had meant to say “forcible rape”.

Despite disowning Mr Akin, frantically denouncing his remarks and pledging to starve him of central funds, Republican leaders were left frustrated yesterday by a devolved political system that meant unlike comparable cases in Britain, they were powerless to remove him.


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnew...paign.html

This is causing quite a row rofl.gif
08-22-2012, 08:55 AM #2
DaJavoo If looks could kilt
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I'm slack-jawed at the ignorance.

This dude must have cut Biology 101 as well as Grammar 101R

Rape ~ forcible rape ~ an unnecessary adjective.

And to think ~ people actually think this bozo should be a leader...of anything.

İmage

The world IS run by C students.
08-22-2012, 09:08 AM #3
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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Pretty bizarre eh? Paul Ryan co-sponsored many Akin bills and Romney just lost many votes.
08-22-2012, 09:34 AM #4
DaJavoo If looks could kilt
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(08-22-2012, 09:08 AM)Shadow Wrote:  Pretty bizarre eh? Paul Ryan co-sponsored many Akin bills and Romney just lost many votes.


Well...it may not hurt too badly ~ let's face it ~ most of us have a few assholes for co-workers.
08-22-2012, 12:14 PM #5
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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facepalm_panda.gif Directions: Just make it up as you go along, retract when found to be a moron. wtf2.gif

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08-22-2012, 01:12 PM #6
Octo Mother Superior
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[quote='Shadow' pid='53027' dateline='1345613494']
Quote:He later said he had meant to say “forcible rape”.


Oh ffs! What other kind is there? gaah.gif

08-22-2012, 04:10 PM #7
yankees skier
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This guy is in the same idiot class as Joe Biden. Both are too senile to hold office.

Biere.
08-22-2012, 06:29 PM #8
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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If Biden was republican they'd call him insane. bored.gif

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