“I can’t even finish this sentence without getting dumber”: Tina Fey didn’t mince words when discussing recent comments by relatively prominent Republicans on the topic of rape while speaking at the Center for Reproductive Rights Inaugural Gala in New York City. Check out the 75 second clip for a brief clip of Fey’s thoughts on redefining rape, Richard Mourdock, and Todd Akin. source
15:41 // 1 year ago
Akin, who has until Oct. 15 to report his quarterly fundraising figures, was in Washington on Wednesday for a series of fundraisers. But his campaign was again beset by remarks he made about abortion — this time, as video of a 2008 speech Akin delivered on the House floor was recirculated online.
In that address, Akin equated abortion providers to terrorists and suggested that it was “common practice” for them to be “giving abortions to women who are not actually pregnant.” On Wednesday, Akin’s critics sought to link the remarks to his “legitimate rape” comment, which he made while explaining his opposition to abortion.
Someone get this man to a human anatomy class, stat.
18:24 // 1 year ago