Gary North nails it on the Todd Akin 'legitimate' rape fiasco.
If you run for office, and you say that your position on the most controversial campaign issue is not negotiable, then you must master the logic of your position. You must also rehearse your answers. This well-meaning dork did neither.
The hard core position is this: “Abortion is murder.” This requires you to call for the prosecution of the abortionist, the nurse, and the mother as murderers. This is the inescapable logic of the position. It is politically unacceptable. So, no one in the anti-abortion movement comes clean on this. This has always been true.
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