Skip to comments.Akin Says He Has No Plans to Quit Missouri Senate Race
Posted on 08/20/2012 12:24:53 PM PDT by Blackyce
Akin said he has no plans to withdraw.
I dont know that Im the only person in public office whos suffered from foot-in-mouth disease here, and this was a very, very serious error. On the other hand, there are so many good people in Missouri who nominated me, and they understood my heart, Akin said.
Akin said no Republicans have called him and asked him to withdraw from the race.
No one has called me and said, Todd, I think you should drop out, Akin said. No one has said that. But I gather people are saying that in the media, but they didnt specifically call me and tell me that.
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When Hannity, Coulter, and Malkin are telling you to go, who do you have left? Huckabee?
Yeah he’s got no choice but to withdraw now. He needs to think big picture.
I know it’s unfair, I know we’re held to a double standard, but if GOP/NRSC has indeed cut off funding, there’s no path to victory. Time to step aside.
You can add Allen West to the list, here’s his latest facebook post:
“Last week my opponent put out a tv ad depicting me beating women. That ad is disgraceful and despicable. As a husband and father of two daughters, I found Congressman Todd Akins comments about rape to be in the same vein. These comments are simply unacceptable. There is no place in politics for these type of comments and attitudes toward women.”
If you look around here, there is solidarity amongst conservatives....in telling this guy to go away. If he leaves by 5 PM tomorrow, Republicans can replace him with another candidate, hopefully a much better candidate who can give McCaskill a run for her money.
In before Allen West get’s called a “RINO” or a “bed-wetter.”
The few rats still supporting Akin are scrambling and disappearing right before our very eyes.
This idiot needs to go asap. His interview w Hannity was absymal.
His statement is TRUE!!!!!
I read about this years ago in Francis Shaeffers book HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? - The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture.
As I recall, it quotes medical studies done on women who were raped in Nazi prison camps. The human body rejects impregnation in most cases. Hes being pilloried, for telling the truth and someone needs to come to his defense!
Yes, go fight that good fight and watch Obama clean up with even more electoral votes than he did the last time around. Recent studies identify that women have a 5% chance of getting pregnant through rape and it is estimated that there’s about 30,000 women a year who end up pregnant as a result of rape.
If you want to have that conversation and watch the media trot out woman after woman who ended up pregnant after being raped and denounce Akin and the Republicans as a whole, go ahead and have that conversation, just be careful what you wish for.
After all, it only makes sense that instead of discussing the economy, we should have a full-fledged debate about what “legitimate” rape is and the inner-workings of a woman’s reproductive organs.
Levin just called for him to drop out; got to get rid of McCaskill. “Our mission must be to take back the Senate.”
Interesting that his name is spelled like “akin” meaning like minded, yet it’s appropriately pronounced like “aching.”
To put it bluntly, its time we learn from 2010s few losses.
People like this DO NOT LEARN FROM THEIR MISTAKES.
He will repeat gaffes in the future, possibly EVEN WORSE. Its time to Freep the heck out of anybody who can make him change his mind.
Workplace number of state GOP chairman (lawyer): 417-847-2734
Contact Akin and the Missouri GOP on Facebook. They can pressure him to quit:
Call MISSOURI GOP: 573-636-3146
Call Akin campaign: 636-207-7986
TWITTER FOR AKIN Communications director: https://twitter.com/ryan_hite#
It’s sad one has to fold for a slip of the tongue. This would have never happened to a popular Democrat. I wish he would remain in the race, but by withdrawing he is saying that he doubts the people of MO are capable of understanding his slip of the tongue.
It doesn’t matter if his statement is true. It doesn’t matter that he was contrite in his apology. Everyone that follows politics aknowledges that he is almost certain to lose the Senate race, and his loss probably would single-handedly prevent the Senate from going GOP. His pride stands squarely in the way of repealing 0-care. The stakes could not be higher.
I think the fact that this guy will apparently not swallow his pride is even more reason to question this man’s judgement, honor, and decency. In effect, he is like 0bama, it’s all about him. Disgusting.
British MP Says Sex With Sleeping Women Isn’t Rape But ‘Bad Manners’ (Socialist George Galloway)
businessinsider.com ^ | Adam Taylor | August 20, 2012
No one in America or the media will demand he step down.
After reading different threads on this I must admit to being confused, not that it takes much to confuse me anyway, but it seems with every passing hour there’s another conflicting report out.
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