Tag Archive for Republican mistakes

GOP Redefining Rape? Exactly when could a rape be legitimate?

Over the weekend six-term Missouri Congressman Todd Akin, the GOP challenger to Senator Claire McCaskill, provided a clear distinction between the Republican world-view, and that of the majority of Americans. Akin stated that abortion should not be allowed in the case of rape since “women’s bodies have the ability to prevent pregnancy in such cases.”

Romney’s Choice: Paul Ryan

Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan for Vice President inexorably links Romney to Ryan’s extremist plan to raise taxes on middle class Americans, while providing tax cuts to the very wealthy. The choice demonstrates Romney’s commitment to end Medicare as we know it.

Rachel Maddow: First day with the new State House?

Rachel Maddow last night gave us an illuminating glimpse into the Republican Party under Tea Party rule in state houses across America. Some things are just too strange to be believed. Unfortunately for the GOP, this isn’t one of those occasions. For example: Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley told a church crowd just moments into his…