From being deceitful on Romney’s actual position on abortion to being deceitful that women get pregnant from rape or that women can die from pregnancy complications it is time to call the GOP on the deceit and the stupidity.
“Some girls rape easy.” Those are the shocking words of Roger Rivard, a Republican state representative in Wisconsin previously endorsed by Paul Ryan.
After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.
A Greeley man convicted of raping a woman in Lincoln Park has been sentenced to serve 16 years to life in prison.
A Greeley man has been sentenced to six years to life in prison for his role in a 2008 rape.
A man has been formally charged with sexually assaulting his step-daughter. Police have located the girl’s mother and she is in custody.
Democrats in Colorado already are using the incendiary comments about rape made by the Missouri congressman and Republican Senate candidate as a political bludgeon.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.
Rep. Todd Akin’s comments about “what doctors told him” about the science of rape and abortion shows why politicians should stay away as far from science as possible.