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MISSOURI: THE 'SHOW ME ANOTHER G.O.P. CANDIDATE' STATE
AnnCoulter.com ^ | August 22, 2012 | Ann Coulter

Posted on 08/23/2012 12:59:59 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued

Akin was not even the clear choice of conservatives. In the primary, John Brunner was endorsed by both Missouri Right to Life and the National Right to Life. Sarah Steelman was endorsed by Sarah Palin. Akin was endorsed by the Democratic Party.

The Democrats carefully nurtured Akin with millions of dollars in campaign money because he was the candidate they most wanted to run against. (Akin thinks all those Democrats voting for him in the primary merely shows that he's got tremendous crossover appeal!)

There's no rehabilitating this guy. It's a waste of money. His comments are going to cost Republicans an easy Senate seat in a moment of crisis for the nation. This one man's stubborn refusal to bow out could cost us control of the U.S. Senate, House seats in Missouri, Senate seats elsewhere and maybe even the White House itself.

Other than that, there's not all that much riding on this.

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But this selfish man has decided to play a game of chicken with the Republican Party. He thinks that by stubbornly refusing to step aside, Republicans will be forced to give him money simply because they need that Senate seat.

Republicans should call his bluff. This is no time to be counting on people to check the FEC reports to see that the GOP has cut off his money.

(Excerpt) Read more at anncoulter.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: akin; coulter; huckabee; hucktorum; idiot; missouri; mo2012; santabee; stupidparty
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1 posted on 08/23/2012 1:00:05 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
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To: fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; ExTexasRedhead; ...

There is talk of a compromise candidate rising if Akin drops out, one who didn’t run in the primary. One name is state Auditor Tom Schwich, a former aide to John Danforth and a nationally recognized expert on narco-terrorism.

Another name is rising, that of Ann Wagner, who is currently running to succeed Akin in Congress. Here’s an article on the topic:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/watercooler/2012/aug/22/picket-conservatives-and-establishment-begin-rally/

I hold out hope that perhaps Mike Huckabee can persuade Todd Akin to drop out of the race, provided that Huckabee can be persuaded to make the request.


2 posted on 08/23/2012 1:04:06 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama and Company lied, the American economy died)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Follow the money, see who is paying him off.


3 posted on 08/23/2012 1:05:27 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: Clintonfatigued
Akin was not even the clear choice of conservatives. In the primary, John Brunner was endorsed by both Missouri Right to Life and the National Right to Life. Sarah Steelman was endorsed by Sarah Palin. Akin was endorsed by the Democratic Party.

Ouch.

4 posted on 08/23/2012 1:09:32 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Clintonfatigued
Also here:

Ann Coulter 22 August 2012

5 posted on 08/23/2012 1:09:45 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Clintonfatigued
This shows that we have alot of cowards/to give up on our side.

Coulter is not helping conservatism. The media has made this a disaster. They won't give up until they white wash all hot button issues to help Romney.

6 posted on 08/23/2012 1:10:20 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

7 posted on 08/23/2012 1:11:25 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: Christie at the beach

Akin is not helping conservatism either. In fact, he’s inflicting damage on our cause everyday he stays in the race.


8 posted on 08/23/2012 1:12:58 PM PDT by Parmenio
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To: Christie at the beach
This shows that we have alot of cowards/to give up on our side.

Including Akin.

Oh please, I didn't mean it. Forgive me!! I wanna wanna wanna be a Senator and be set for life.

9 posted on 08/23/2012 1:13:15 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Parmenio

It is not your cause.

There you go-all emotions.


10 posted on 08/23/2012 1:15:39 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: DManA

Hope you get the one that you want.

Go for it!


11 posted on 08/23/2012 1:16:57 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Steelman was also endorsed by Nat’l Right to Life and MO Right to Life.


12 posted on 08/23/2012 1:17:20 PM PDT by donozark (Old Indian saying:Follow the cigar smoke, find the fat man there.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

He is a creepy looking guy. Is her related to Henry Waxman?


13 posted on 08/23/2012 1:17:32 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Clintonfatigued
There is talk of a compromise candidate rising if Akin drops out, one who didn’t run in the primary.

Which would be a slap in the face of those who spent time, money and sweat to run in the primary. If the runner up isn't first to be picked, they deserve to lose, as they will, big time.

14 posted on 08/23/2012 1:18:09 PM PDT by garybob (More sweat in training, less blood in combat.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Yeah, this is going to help... keep bashing the Pro-life candidate publicly, over and over. Is she getting a kickback from McCaskill campaign?


15 posted on 08/23/2012 1:19:22 PM PDT by PauldArco
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To: Christie at the beach

I just hope it’s not a coward like Akin.


16 posted on 08/23/2012 1:21:20 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Clintonfatigued

Really pathetic to watch supposed “conservative” pundits fall into the Democrat propaganda machines diversion and distraction trap.


17 posted on 08/23/2012 1:22:13 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: garybob

I’d love to slap the faces of the democrats that crossed over and voted for Akin.


18 posted on 08/23/2012 1:22:42 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Clintonfatigued

Go home, Annie.


19 posted on 08/23/2012 1:24:30 PM PDT by klb99 (I now understand why the South seceeded)
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To: Christie at the beach

Read my comment again. I didn’t say that conservatism is “my cause”. I said it is “our cause”.


20 posted on 08/23/2012 1:26:27 PM PDT by Parmenio
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To: Clintonfatigued
Another name is rising, that of Ann Wagner, who is currently running to succeed Akin in Congress.

I've been suggesting the name of Ann Wagner here for several days now. I think she would be the best choice. (She's running in the district I live in.)

21 posted on 08/23/2012 1:28:19 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (St. Louis County, Missouri)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Aaaah, Ann Coulter, the pro-Romney hag who was vilified mercilessly on FR just some months ago is now a “voice of reason” in all of this?

Spare me. She’s displayed her colors and they aren’t conservative. RINO. Which means she plays for the GOP-e team. The same team that is busy voraciously eating one who it considers a mutant within its ranks.

I wonder, what would have happened if the GOP had circled the wagons around Mr. Akin and basically told the media and Dems to shove off?

Helped a wounded warrior vs. leaving him to die alone? Where is the honor in this?


22 posted on 08/23/2012 1:28:43 PM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Show me what is conservative about Mutt Romney or Christie Creme, Ann. And ask him for a donut while you’re at it.


23 posted on 08/23/2012 1:29:40 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: DManA
I’d love to slap the faces of the democrats that crossed over and voted for Akin.

That was not a decisive factor. Akin would have won anyway. McCaskill's TV ads had more of an effect. "Too extreme for Missouri"? OK, Claire, we know what you're doing, but we'll vote for him anyway and still beat you. But we weren't counting on Akin self-destructing so badly.

24 posted on 08/23/2012 1:31:40 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (St. Louis County, Missouri)
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To: DManA
He maybe a coward to you though I would put his record up to the woman in Missouri any day.
25 posted on 08/23/2012 1:33:36 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: forgotten man
He is a creepy looking guy. Is her related to Henry Waxman?

That picture has been photoshopped. He doesn't look that bad.

26 posted on 08/23/2012 1:34:01 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (St. Louis County, Missouri)
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To: Christie at the beach
In four days the pubbie convention begins.

In five days this Akin non-story will be as pertinent as the “Romney Pulled a Homo Kid's Hair in High School” story.

27 posted on 08/23/2012 1:34:26 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Exterminate rats.)
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To: DManA

I’d love to slap the faces of the democrats that crossed over and voted for Akin.
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What would you like to do to all the Democrats who crossed over and voted for Romney ???


28 posted on 08/23/2012 1:34:26 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Christie at the beach

Thanks to the fact that Akin is a fool she will probably win.


29 posted on 08/23/2012 1:35:09 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Charles Henrickson
OK, Claire, we know what you're doing, but we'll vote for him anyway and still beat you. But we weren't counting on Akin self-destructing so badly.

Claire was counting on it, and you can't say she was wrong.

30 posted on 08/23/2012 1:35:42 PM PDT by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: Jacquerie

Non story until election night and he loses.


31 posted on 08/23/2012 1:36:02 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Charles Henrickson

I used Photoshop plastic surgery to give him the nose of a real pig...


32 posted on 08/23/2012 1:37:51 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: DManA

If he loses, it will be due to the likes of the surrender monkeys at this forum.


33 posted on 08/23/2012 1:39:45 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Exterminate rats.)
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To: SZonian

He’s not a warrior, he’s a politician.


34 posted on 08/23/2012 1:40:54 PM PDT by stop_fascism (Love your country, but never trust its government - R.A. Heinlein)
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To: Clintonfatigued
Ann, that's crazy, drunk & fasting talk. Put down the scotch and smokes and eat something.
35 posted on 08/23/2012 1:42:55 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed and angry conservatives)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Maybe not in reality, that bad, but... perception is reality, and in my mind that picture is his true self...


36 posted on 08/23/2012 1:42:59 PM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

Count your artistic product as in-kind contribution to McCaskill.


37 posted on 08/23/2012 1:43:04 PM PDT by Jacquerie (Exterminate rats.)
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To: Christie at the beach

Hey you... knock,knock,knock... that idiot Akin is helping even less... I only disliked his persona before I heard him try to sound smart, now, he’s a blooming idiot in my mine... I will write in my own candidate if he does not get out...


38 posted on 08/23/2012 1:47:19 PM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: DManA

“Oh please, I didn’t mean it. Forgive me!! I wanna wanna wanna be a Senator and be set for life.”

That’s it, ego before party, ego before country, ego before beliefs.


39 posted on 08/23/2012 1:47:49 PM PDT by WILLIALAL
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To: stop_fascism

Metaphor, but I guess that went right over your head.

Again, where is the honor in this? Conservatives talk of things like courage, principles, faith, honor, conviction, etc. But it’s just talk when it comes from Republicans.

What I do see on display right now is the wholesale vilification of a few here on FR by so called “conservatives” thirsting for blood.

Been seeing too much of it on FR lately to tell the truth.


40 posted on 08/23/2012 1:48:07 PM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: MNJohnnie

“conservative” pundits fall into the Democrat propaganda machines diversion and distraction trap.”

Reality is a bitch isn’t it. Akin leaves the party heals.


41 posted on 08/23/2012 1:49:53 PM PDT by WILLIALAL
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To: Jacquerie

“If he loses, it will be due to the likes of the surrender monkeys at this forum.”

Again, Jacquerie, safe position to hurdle insults.

Put your cards on the table, will he beat McCaskill or not? Everybody on here knows the facts. Is he going to beat McCaskill? If there are surrender monkeys out there so be it, that is the fact of the situation and they came to their decision from what Akin said not some MSM/Dem conspiracy.

In other words what we have now is the reality on the ground. So what is it going to be; will he beat her or not?


42 posted on 08/23/2012 1:56:03 PM PDT by WILLIALAL
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To: WILLIALAL
No stupidity is a bitch. Falling into your foes traps counts as a stupid move. "Conservatives" should be smarter then this. That they aren't is why they continually fall short election after election.

You all are so busy worrying about what the Dems are going to do you never spend any time thinking about what we are doing to them

43 posted on 08/23/2012 1:58:12 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Jacquerie
Count your artistic product as in-kind contribution to McCaskill.

Since McCaskill and the Dems have spent so much money to help Akin, then one could argue I am supporting Akin.

44 posted on 08/23/2012 2:00:59 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: MNJohnnie

“Falling into your foes traps counts as a stupid move. “Conservatives” should be smarter then this”

So tell me how many voters will be classified as conservative in the general election? This will be a general election not a primary, so you are blaming conservatives for abandoning Akin, when in reality he drove away all the moderates and independents that were supporting him. His fault not us.


45 posted on 08/23/2012 2:04:19 PM PDT by WILLIALAL
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To: SZonian; Tex-Con-Man
Helped a wounded warrior vs. leaving him to die alone? Where is the honor in this?

If he's a "wounded warrior" it's because he shot himself in the foot.

He's clearly an inept politician. He spouted off about a subject that is a notorious political minefield, and followed up his foolish rape comments with a bizarre interview on national radio.

Where's the honor in someone acting stupidly and then refusing to take responsibility for the wreckage they have caused?

Akin is now the poster boy for the Troglodyte Republican who is waging "War on Women". Scott Brown's opponent, Elizabeth Warren, has already launched an attack ad exploiting the Akin mess. Let's hope we don't lose any other seats thanks to Akin's hubris.

"Selfish Swine" sums him up quite well.

46 posted on 08/23/2012 2:07:27 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: Clintonfatigued
From an earlier thread, it appears Huckabee has doubled-down.

Akin at least appeared open to the idea of an exit in September when he appeared on Hannity Tuesday.

48 posted on 08/23/2012 2:10:10 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Election night is 74 days away.)
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To: WILLIALAL

Well bless your heart, you go right ahead and let the Democrat propaganda machine tell you what to think. The rest of us have better things to do.


49 posted on 08/23/2012 2:10:19 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: WILLIALAL

Do you know with 100% certainty that McKatKiller will beat Akin? All of the bickering about Akin dropping out is playing into the hands of the Dems. Akin is a true conservative, of the likes the GOPe hates because they are now the Dims. Soon enough you will see NO differnce in party but only the name.


50 posted on 08/23/2012 2:14:08 PM PDT by elephant
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