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Karl Rove Wants to 'Murder' Todd Akin (Yahoo.com)
Yahoo ^ | 31 Aug 12 | Elspeth Reeve

Posted on 08/31/2012 8:21:50 AM PDT by xzins

....Karl Rove has repeatedly tried to push the crazies out of the Republican Party—Sarah Palin and Christine O'Donnell got subtle nudges, for example—but with Todd Akin, the Senate candidate in Missouri with odd theories about rape, Rove is giving more of a shove. Right over a cliff. Bloomberg Businessweek's Sheelah Kolhatkar reports that a breakfast with Republican donors on in Tampa Thursday, Rove joked, "We should sink Todd Akin. If he’s found mysteriously murdered, don’t look for my whereabouts!"

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: akin; breaking; rove

1 posted on 08/31/2012 8:21:53 AM PDT by xzins
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To: xzins
He ain't leaving.

We can either concede the seat to a vulnerable, publicly crooked Democrat, or we can beat her with the guy who got nominated.

Seems like a fairly obvious choice to me.

2 posted on 08/31/2012 8:23:59 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: xzins

Ha Ha. RINOs are no different than RATs. Again, the Democans and Republicrats marching lockstep.


3 posted on 08/31/2012 8:24:11 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

how many stupid things came out of his boy W’s mouth. Since rove is against him maybe he should stay in and hopefully win


4 posted on 08/31/2012 8:25:44 AM PDT by personalaccts (Is George W going to protect the border?)
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To: xzins

If this is true, Rove needs to apologize pronto and make a fat donation tothe Akin campaign — one of the top rated conservatives in Congress.

Akin made a verbal boo boo and spent way too much effort apologizing.

This whole situation is ridiculous. Now we have to take every single toss up seat for the Senate.


5 posted on 08/31/2012 8:26:37 AM PDT by sf4dubya (I rebelled against my parents by becoming a conservative)
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To: xzins

If this is an actual quote from Rove, he’s the one that needs to be given a push out, or draged of stage with the perverbial hook! Why can’t we get the Bush’s and Rove types to go away already. There time has past!!!!


6 posted on 08/31/2012 8:26:45 AM PDT by qman (The communist usurper must go!)
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To: xzins

No one should pay much attention to Yahoo “news”. In the pecking order of mental illness they rank close to PMSNBC!!


7 posted on 08/31/2012 8:28:02 AM PDT by texican01
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
He ain't leaving.

And he's not intimidated by Rove and the GOPe.

Rick Tyler, former campaign manager of Newt Gingrich, is now working with the Akin campaign.

And new commercials attacking McCaskell paid for by the Akin campaign have hit the air ways countering her Leftwaffe -- No Thanks to Rove and the GOPe.

8 posted on 08/31/2012 8:28:16 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: xzins

The question is, play with the cards dealt, or withdrawl. The latter option is the only one that has a quaranteed negative outcome.


9 posted on 08/31/2012 8:30:55 AM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: xzins

Sounds like Rove got caught openly plotting the death of a candidate for the U.S. Senate ~ I believe there’s a federal law that makes it a felony to engage in such an activity when the target is a candidate for public office, and this guy is also currently a member of the House. http://uscode.house.gov/download/pls/18C41.txt Bye bye Carl!


10 posted on 08/31/2012 8:36:33 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: xzins

Karl Rove needs to get over himself. Todd Akin apologized. Most Missourians have forgiven him his somewhat odd theory which though odd was provided with the best intent which was to counter the stupid canard that rape and incest some how validate abortion. Rape pregnacies are rare in context of all pregancies and abortions related to rape and incest are also rare at 1.5% of all abortions according to liberal Guttmacher Institute but that aside we don’t need to argue these points again.

The point is that Todd Akin is still in the race and he has recovered a lot of ground. Two polls have show he has reovered and is either tied or leading Claire McCaskill. I gave Todd a donation yesterday and plan to continue. We can and should win this seat and it is most certainly extremely winnable far more so than the CT seat or other long shots.

It is very important that we do everything we can to win this seat because if we don’t this kind of behavior of throwing conservatives under the bus and protecting Rhinos no matter what they do or say will become the norm.


11 posted on 08/31/2012 8:36:50 AM PDT by Maelstorm (Now lets return to our regular scheduled deprogramming.)
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To: xzins

My first reaction to the Akin incident was, oh crap, let’s get rid of him, the more the GOPe comes out against him, the more I want him to stay and win, do you realize the how fun it would be to see this guy in the Senate taking on all the Rinos there??? Might even send him some cash.....


12 posted on 08/31/2012 8:37:10 AM PDT by ohiobuckeye1997
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To: xzins

At this point, I support Akin just because Karl Rove hates him.


13 posted on 08/31/2012 8:38:09 AM PDT by Antoninus (Sorry, gone rogue.)
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To: xzins

Good way to take the positive Rubio and Romney speeches from last night and focus back on Akin. Rove you fat effing dummy.


14 posted on 08/31/2012 8:38:15 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: xzins

If Rove had gone after the ‘Rats attacking his boss with 1/1000th of the gusto that he attacks conservatives with, W’s legacy would be a lot different. Rove is an idotic and nutless turd.


15 posted on 08/31/2012 8:38:27 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: xzins

gimmee that wah-wah, karl


16 posted on 08/31/2012 8:38:27 AM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (Kyrie Eleison)
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To: xzins

Rove, you magnificent moron.


17 posted on 08/31/2012 8:38:37 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: xzins

Nice try, Yahoo to keep the Palin is crazy meme up.

Problem is, she has much more experience in governing than McLame, Bidencretin, or the Obamadork.

And, I betcha that she’d do much better in one of my classes (that’s in real classes in math/EE/physics) than those other three.

Perhaps we could try it sometimes. Be prepared to admit that the Obamadork really is a vapid, stupid, lying piece of mental nothingness.


18 posted on 08/31/2012 8:39:18 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: xzins
Karl Rove managed to make me think more highly of Todd Akin. Why am I not surprised?

Mr. niteowl77

19 posted on 08/31/2012 8:39:46 AM PDT by niteowl77 (Getting stuck with other peoples' just desserts good and hard for over 50 years.)
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To: Maelstorm

Akin is now due an apology from Rove.


20 posted on 08/31/2012 8:40:11 AM PDT by duffee (Romney 2012, NEWT 2016)
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To: Maelstorm

Akin is now due an apology from Rove.


21 posted on 08/31/2012 8:40:12 AM PDT by duffee (Romney 2012, NEWT 2016)
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To: qman

I know, right? Go away. You’re not interesting anymore.


22 posted on 08/31/2012 8:40:37 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: xzins

I’m kind of sick of seeing Rove’s face on TV every day. He has nothing new to offer. Out with the old - in with the new.


23 posted on 08/31/2012 8:40:42 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: jospehm20
If Rove had gone after the ‘Rats attacking his boss with 1/1000th of the gusto that he attacks conservatives with

George Bush was destroyed by their plan not to respond to anything.

It was the stupidest political move of any president ever. I assume Rove was the engineer of that.

24 posted on 08/31/2012 8:41:32 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: texican01

http://uscode.house.gov/download/pls/18C41.txt ~ that particular piece of news says it’s a felony ~ Akin is still a member of the House.


25 posted on 08/31/2012 8:42:13 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: xzins

That wouldn’t necessarily stop Akin. A dead guy won that seat once before.


26 posted on 08/31/2012 8:43:32 AM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: snarkytart

The liberal RNC and the Romney campaign should now dump Rove for intimating that Akin should be murdered and that he could be the one to do it. I think this is at least as big a gaffe as Akin’s.


27 posted on 08/31/2012 8:43:49 AM PDT by duffee (Romney 2012, NEWT 2016)
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To: xzins

Hey—I’ve got a couple of bucks to put toward taking down Rove.

(Sauce for the goose, and all that.)


28 posted on 08/31/2012 8:45:02 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Re-distribute my work ethic, not my wealth.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I read this news earlier today.

I immediately sent a donation to Todd Akin as my answer to Karl Rove.

I urge all conservatives to go to Akin.org and contribute to his campaign. We must stand up to the RINO’s.


29 posted on 08/31/2012 9:12:11 AM PDT by Oak Grove
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To: xzins

Rove is Evil. He wants Akin gone because Akin is not gonna play Rhino.


30 posted on 08/31/2012 12:47:41 PM PDT by Revel
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To: qman

Well get used to them they’re all Romney and Ryan’s foreign policy advisers.


31 posted on 08/31/2012 1:16:18 PM PDT by hitchwolf
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To: xzins

Not surprising.

The Bush family is “progressive”.

Rove is tightly entwined with the Bush family.

Progressives like to murder their opponents, either singly, or by the millions, as circumstances deem appropriate.


32 posted on 08/31/2012 2:09:09 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring

I would much have preferred Akin to quit, but he had a right to stay. Continuing to pile on is a stupid strategy. It was thinking like this that cost the Republicans Ted Stevens seat in Alaska after he was wrongly convicted (later overturned) just prior to the election.


33 posted on 08/31/2012 2:44:19 PM PDT by littleharbour
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To: Oak Grove

I would contribute to Akin and will after Sept. 25, but I am afraid he will yet yield to the liberals and exit the race.


34 posted on 08/31/2012 6:50:38 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Akin's the One!)
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To: Uncle Chip

Thanks for this news!


36 posted on 08/31/2012 11:18:18 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Revel

What is rhyno?


37 posted on 09/01/2012 2:55:44 AM PDT by lost.kitten
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Democrats are a mite hypocrisy bound about this aren’t they? Surely Akin’s opponent has said a stupid thing or two?


38 posted on 09/01/2012 7:09:57 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: littleharbour

The GOP is far more sensitive to scandal than the Rats are.

It ain’t easy being clean (or trying to be).

That said, I believe Akin did confess that he had been mistaken? If sincere, that ought to be the end of the brouhaha.


39 posted on 09/01/2012 7:15:32 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: lost.kitten

Little furry one, R.I.N.O. means Republican In Name Only. One who claims allegiance to the party but opposes or makes light of one or more of the party’s significant traditional platform planks.

Sometimes that is put as Rhino.

Don’t let a Rhino stomp on you. You’ll be a kitten pancake.


40 posted on 09/01/2012 7:18:40 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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