Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Akin panic
Anyone reading his statement knows what Akin meant. He was saying that in an actual rape–from what doctors have told him–the likelihood of pregnancy is rare. But if a pregnancy did occur, the punishment should be imposed on the rapist not the unborn child.

What does this hysteria ... reveal?

A deep-seated fear, a gnawing anxiety among Republicans that the positions they have held and hold on social and moral issues, and even on economics and foreign policy, no longer command the support of a majority of their countrymen.
From TAC.

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