Archive for August 20th, 2012

“Legitimate rape” and the GOP (2012-8-20)

The difference between genius and stupidity, somebody once observed, is that genius has its limits.
On Sunday, U.S. Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, a Republican congressman who is challenging incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill for a U.S. Senate seat, told a local TV interviewer that it’s “really rare” for a woman to become pregnant following a rape.
“If [...]