Skip to comments.Oh my: Missouri GOP Senate nominee says victims of ‘legitimate rape’ don’t get pregnant
Posted on 08/19/2012 12:59:08 PM PDT by Perdogg
Legitimate rape became a Twitter trending topic in the U.S. this afternoon after liberal blog Talking Points Memo posted a video of Rep. Todd Akin claiming that victims of legitimate rape are unlikely to become pregnant.
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Ugh. This country is full of buffoons. Seems like most run for office.
So, no, you don't need to know anything about sex, it's mechanics or its mis use to get along in industry. What you do need to know about is SEXUAL HARASSMENT and you'll want to study up on that so you don't get sued.
BTW, sexual harassment has nothing to do with sex.
Dana Loesch comes to his defense
Is it true? I have heard that true rape victims ARE unlikely to become pregnant....not that it is impossible, but highly unlikely.
I’m no expert, obviously, but I’ve heard that...
He deserves to lose so our dear friend Claire can keep her job.(snicker)he.. he... All during the primary she ran ads in favor of Akin because she knew he would be her best chance to win. So the tea party candidate lost and we have him now.....:(
His name is Akin, and if you think six more years of McCaskill would be better than him, you need to revoke your membership in the world of conservatism...no matter how uncouth the statement.
How many of those used the "morning after" pill or equivalent to "prevent pregnancy?"
The moron is more or less accurate that pregnancy is uncommon among rape victims, but even a moron should know that discussion of the issue is walking through a verbal minefield.
Well, he just stepped on one of the mines.
Leave it to Republicans to pick this dimwit for a easy pickup against the most vulnerable Dem. The other two would have blown away McCaskill.
Hope to hell this isn’t a “Maccaca moment.” We’re SO screwed if it is! Six more years of listening to that harpy Ma McCaskill...
I like Dana Loesch a lot. One of my favorites. But I disagree with her here. This was a beyond-horrid comment by Aiken.
Brings back memories of Clayton Williams here in Texas. I was looking forward to having a strong Republican/businessman taking the reigns, and getting on his bandwagon. But then he told that ‘rape’ joke, which I found sickeningly offensive, and I washed my hands of him.
Anyway, it certainly looks like MO should have heeded Palin’s advice and gone with Sarah Steelman.
I just can’t understand...all Akin had to do was ride it out! Up 11 points in polls! Just hope he isn’t subject to more Bidenisms...
Whatever he was trying to communicate, he haws just committed political harikari.
Honestly, it sounds likes something that Biden would say.
If he had, nobody would care.
I saw the video. It may not be as bad, but he should kept his mouth close. It is so easy to trip yourself up.
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