David Chalian enters Todd Akin’s world
Rarely is it decent to revel in someone else’s self-inflicted misfortune, but it happens all the time (Todd Akin, anyone?). I am guilty of it today, Aug. 29, 2012, when journalist David Chalian’s disdain for the Republican party went viral. David Chalian up until a few hours ago was Yahoo! News’ Washington Bureau director who was covering the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Just a few | Read More »
If only Akin was Torricelli …
Why am I, a New Jersey resident, furious with Todd Akin? The Missouri Republican Senate candidate’s breathtaking ignorance and stupidity regarding rape and conception not only immediately imperiled GOP chances to pick up a winnable seat held by the unpopular Claire McCaskill, but gave Democrats ammunition to lob at Republicans up and down ballots nationwide, including Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. Everyone on the planet | Read More »
What was/is Todd Akin thinking?
Really. What was Todd Akin thinking when he uttered the phrase “legitimate rape”? What was throbbing through his gray matter that made him state that women who are in the process of being raped can somehow internally prevent fertilization? I listened to Todd Akin mount an incoherent apology/defense on Sean Hannity’s radio show today and heard the nonsensical ramblings of a politician who clearly isn’t aware that his | Read More »