I’ve heard of smart water, is the right drinking stupid water?

August 21, 2012 at 4:28 pm | Posted in civil liberties, political, Republicans, stupidity | 1 Comment
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Out of the mouths of the stupid.  From Rep. Todd Akin:

Republican Senate Nominee: Victims Of ‘Legitimate Rape’ Don’t Get Pregnant
Rep. Todd Akin, the Republican nominee for Senate in Missouri who is running against Sen. Claire McCaskill, justified his opposition to abortion rights even in case of rape with a claim that victims of “legitimate rape” have unnamed biological defenses that prevent pregnancy.

“First of all, from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare,” Akin told KTVI-TV in an interview posted Sunday. “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” (read more)

and

GOP Senate Candidate Suggests The Voting Rights Act Of 1965 Should Be Overturned

By Judd Legum on Aug 17, 2012 at 9:06 pm

Rep. Todd Akin, the GOP’s candidate for U.S. Senate in Missouri, suggested in an interview that it was time to “look at or overturn” the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Asked directly if seminal federal civil rights legislation that prohibits discriminatory voting proceedures needed to be modified or scrapped, Akin said that states — not the federal government — should set voting rules. According to Akin, elections “have historically always been a state thing” and that’s a “good principle.” (read more)

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