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« on: October 03, 2012, 02:25:55 pm »
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http://www.buzzfeed.com/rebeccaberg/akins-campaign-stands-by-claim-of-abortions-on-wo

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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2012, 03:01:08 pm »
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...does this man know even the basic definition of "physically possible"?
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2012, 03:03:10 pm »
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Whoever votes for this man is an idiot. Period.
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« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2012, 03:13:29 pm »
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What in the merciful hell is wrong with this man?
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« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2012, 03:39:54 pm »
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He's a dumb. Plain and simple.
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« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2012, 05:03:49 pm »
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When I started to be afraid of Akin winning this thing, he gives us this gift. Thanks, Mr. Akin.
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« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2012, 05:08:06 pm »
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Safe McCaskill.

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« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2012, 05:09:17 pm »
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This man is the living embodiment of what is wrong with the modern Republican Party. He served on the House Science committee. People like him need to be kicked out of office, again and again, until the Republican leadership AND electorate come to their senses.
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« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2012, 05:09:30 pm »
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...does this man know even the basic definition of "physically possible"?
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« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2012, 05:11:11 pm »
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What in the merciful hell is wrong with this man?

I would say that maybe he was dropped on his head as a child, but given the context that seems rather crass...
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« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2012, 05:13:08 pm »
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Next he's going to say that he doesn't believe in evolution.

damn that's still an opinion held by many so akin can still win.
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« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2012, 05:23:57 pm »

How many members of Congress in safe seats are just like this but aren't called out until they run for statewide office in years unfavorable to their party?

If Akin were running in 2010, he'd have easily won election to the Senate, these comments notwithstanding.
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« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2012, 05:48:11 pm »
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Just like how barbers often give haircuts to people with alopecia.
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« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2012, 06:09:48 pm »
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WHAT THE **** ?!?!
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« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2012, 06:18:25 pm »
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still like a 30-40% chance he wins.
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« Reply #15 on: October 03, 2012, 06:23:56 pm »
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I think McCaskill will win, but sadly Akin still has a very real chance of winning this race, especially with Obama dragging down the top of the ticket.
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« Reply #16 on: October 03, 2012, 06:40:28 pm »
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Oh. My. F**king. God.

Seriously, is he an undercover democrat agent, or what? He's doing literally everything he can to lose!
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« Reply #17 on: October 03, 2012, 07:14:09 pm »
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You really have to try to be this dumb.
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« Reply #18 on: October 03, 2012, 07:28:01 pm »
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...you can't make this stuff up.  Not even the comedians at Saturday Night Live.  Tongue
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« Reply #19 on: October 04, 2012, 01:13:40 am »
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GD1pNeMD80
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« Reply #20 on: October 04, 2012, 02:16:30 am »
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Every time I think he won't make another gaffe, he does. I do agree that he still has a chance of winning though, maybe 20-30%.
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« Reply #21 on: October 04, 2012, 02:29:38 am »
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I donated to McCaskill's campaign earlier this year (which will likely be a better bet than the money I gave Jon Huntsman). Do I give her more? I'm on the fence about whether she'll basically have this in the bag or not.
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« Reply #22 on: October 04, 2012, 07:52:16 am »
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Who ever votes for this guy is dumb. Plain and simple.
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« Reply #23 on: October 04, 2012, 12:22:08 pm »
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I thought akin would know by now that saying stuff like that gives u bad press
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« Reply #24 on: October 04, 2012, 04:14:08 pm »
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He is arguably the most idiotic and ill-informed Senate candidate I ever saw. He and Rick Santorum would have got along extremely well if he was in the Senate several years ago.
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I can vouch for this.  In my social circle, we regularly sing songs, or write poetry, about the fabled exploits of Gov. Haley.

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