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GOP Tearing Hair Out Trying to Stop Stupid Comments About Rape

Rep. Phil Gingrey’s attempts to explain Todd Akin’s rape remarks are leaving many Republicans beyond frustrated that a few in their party can’t help but insert rape into the already contentious abortion debate.

“This is actually pretty simple. If you’re about to talk about rape as anything other than a brutal and horrible crime, stop,” said Republican strategist Kevin Madden, who was a senior adviser in Mitt Romney’s campaign.

On Thursday, the Georgia Republican didn’t heed that advice, telling a local Chamber of Commerce breakfast that Akin was “partially right” when he said last year that a woman can stop herself from getting pregnant.

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  • Ted Levy||

    It's a measure of how bad things are when your best advice is coming from a senior Mitt Romney advisor...

  • Scarecrow Repair||

    Would be nice if the Dem leaders were equally as aghast at Dems who lie about guns, such as thinking a pistol grip allows a semi-auto to spray from the hip without reloading, or confusing rounds and bullets and cartridges, or magazines and clips, or barrel shrouds as that shoulder thing which goes up, or ten round magazines would slow down an attacker.

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