Akin Keeps Talking, Makes It Clear That On Rape Issues He's Is Just A Horrible Human Being

Todd Akin, still trotting about on his apology-slash-eff-you tour, is unofficially banned from the RNC because he's so toxic to his party. You know, because he believes the same stuff they do but actually says it.

But listen people! Akin wants you to understand that he wasn't actually trying to talk about women's anatomy--he was just talking about lying chicks who pretend they were raped. See, he's making the talk-show rounds now saying bowing and scraping and explaining that by highlighting "legitimate rape" he simply meant to exclude "false rape".

In fact, as we pointed out earlier this week, that was already part of the offensive implication of his "legitimate rape" comment--the idea that if women can't get pregnant from rape, women seeking abortions after rape must be lying.

So glad we cleared that up. Or did not as the case may be.

The video below is via Mediaite's Tommy Christopher.


AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at August 22, 2012, 6:51am