Skip to comments.A case for supporting Todd Akin: there are no grounds for trading down
Posted on 09/25/2012 9:03:53 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
First some full disclosure: When Congressman Todd Akin made his now famous remark regarding a female rape victims physiological reaction to her violation I was one of those who called for him to give up his challenge to Democrat Claire McCaskill the Missouri Senator who was widely viewed as a dead duck. McCaskill is seen as the face of Obamacare in the Show me State and earlier a statewide referendum on Obamacare had crashed and burned 71/29. Moreover no honest person thinks Missouri is a state where Barack Obama will even do well let alone win and help down ballot Democrats.
At the time of the remark Republican Akin was about 10 points up even in widely available polls. Shortly afterward he dropped to being down about 10 points but subsequent polls have shown Akin closing the gap. The most recent survey, done Sept 11 by Rasmussen shows Akin...
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For the sake of republican majority in senate, I hope Todd Akin wins. However, if he loses, GOP has given up an easily winnable seat. Wonder if Todd Akin has any future in GOP after that or will he start a 3rd party.
Post election results will no doubt read something like "Akin loses....big winners are Claire McCaskill and Harry Reid." A-N-D "Romney loses....big winners are barak obama, Eric Holder, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and a more liberal Supreme Court".
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