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  •  It's perfectly obvious that once the (0+ / 0-)

    GOP "leadership" thinks that the public has moved on to something else that they'll quietly restore all of their funding for Akin.  They want to win in Missouri.  And funding Akin is the way for them to do that.

    All of the public posturing and hand-wringing is a (very weak) attempt to distance themselves from their own platform.

    We must drive the special interests out of politics.… There can be no effective control of corporations while their political activity remains. To put an end to it will neither be a short not an easy task, but it can be done. -- Teddy Roosevelt

    by NoMoJoe on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 09:53:22 AM PDT

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