Why Missouri conservatives are rallying around Rep. Legitimate Rape

Because they’re contrarians, and because they’re angry that some bold-faced names in the GOP have pushed for Todd Akin to drop out of the senatorial race after some ignorant-ass remarks he made about women. Akin’s response, other than insisting he’s in the race until the last dog is dead? He told his opponent, Democrat Claire …

Rep. Akin and the magical uterus

If you haven’t been keeping up, Rep. Todd Akin (a U.S. rep running for U.S. Senate against incumbent Claire McCaskill in — yes — Missouri) went on television yesterday in St. Louis and, when asked whether he’d support abortions for a woman after a rape, said this: It seems to me first of all from …