Monday, August 20

Todd Akin Continues the Current GOP Tradition of Celebrating Ignorance

Here's another one from the 'You Can't Make This Stuff Up' department. As we all know by now, yesterday Representative Todd Akin (R-MO) said the following on television:
"...from what I understand from doctors [pregnancy from rape] is really rare. If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."
Jezebel has concocted a fitting response to these frighteningly stupid remarks: The Official Guide to Legitimate Rape.