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OK folks - you knew this was coming - I ordered some extra air scrubbers for this one, and pressed every commenter into service hooking them up.

Ms. A took one look at the profusion of new ducts coming out of the iso chamber, muttered something about how this was going to affect her insurance premiums, and hastily departed.

First, let's take the wayback machine to a kinder and gentler time, when teabaggers were king, and women made sammiches:

 

Tea Party-backed Rep. Akin wins Missouri GOP Senate primary to take on McCaskill
    FoxNews ^ | Aug. 8, 2012

    Posted on Wednesday, August 08, 2012 6:31:48 AM by Milagros

    CBS News Tea Party-backed Rep. Akin wins Missouri GOP Senate primary to take on McCaskill

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Rep. Todd Akin, who played up his tea party credentials and conservative appeal, broke out from a three-way Missouri Republican primary on Tuesday to earn the right to take on Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, setting up one of ...
    1 posted on Wednesday, August 08, 2012 6:32:04 AM by Milagros

Let the tongue-laving begin!

   To: Politically Correct

    If Akin lives up to the ad that Claire was running against him, I’ll be a very happy Missourian.
    4 posted on Wednesday, August 08, 2012 7:01:52 AM by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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    To: tsowellfan

    Polling has shown that Claire loses to Akin, as well as Steeleman and Brunner. Now we’ll find out. Akin, I thought was so far behind that he’d be in third place at the end of the night. I thought he was ‘too conservative’ so said Clair’es ad. Hope he’s as good as Claire says he is!
    8 posted on Wednesday, August 08, 2012 7:08:30 AM by Big Giant Head
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    To: maryz

    Akin will do just fine. He has been around awhile and does not have a lot of dirt or garbage that can be thrown at him. I liked him the best of the three candidates. He is a good choice to take on Claire. I would have been happy to vote for either of the other two as well. It was refreshing to have some decent choices for once.
    19 posted on Wednesday, August 08, 2012 7:40:55 AM by gopno1
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    To: listenhillary

    He has never shied away from being a Godly conservative.

Unintentional irony alert!
To: katiedidit1
They are all good candidates imo.

Once upon a time, before the Marxists captured the jackass party and drove nearly all the RINO inclined politicians over to the GOP, elections were about who could do the best job among a slate of decent candidates. They weren't about the lesser of two evils.

Congratulations to the Missouri GOP for getting back to where the entire country should be.
50 posted on Wednesday, August 08, 2012 3:40:26 PM by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)

The 6th Century?

More after the thingy, with bonus Breitbartening..

   To: Politically Correct

    I understand why all the rinos are sissies now. The single white women base hates the tea party. It makes it difficult to win when they can’t even get a portion of their vote.
    63 posted on Thursday, August 09, 2012 8:11:15 AM by lookout88 (.combat officer's dad)

You ain't seen nothin' yet.

My my - such a tabagger outpouring of love for the home-schooling McCaskill-killer.

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"You know - it would be a cat-a-strophy if perchance, harm was to befall this serene - scene."

   

Oh my: Missouri GOP Senate nominee says victims of ‘legitimate rape’ don’t get pregnant
    Twitchy team ^

    Posted on Sunday, August 19, 2012 2:59:08 PM by Perdogg
    “Legitimate rape” became a Twitter trending topic in the U.S. this afternoon after liberal blog Talking Points Memo posted a video of Rep. Todd Akin claiming that victims of “legitimate rape” are unlikely to become pregnant.
    1 posted on Sunday, August 19, 2012 2:59:11 PM by Perdogg

LIES! LIES!  It's all em-ess-em LIES!

 

To: Perdogg

    McDonnell smear job take two. Did not work in VA, will not work in MO any better
    2 posted on Sunday, August 19, 2012 3:00:25 PM by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)

See?

 

 To: AnotherUnixGeek

    there is a video of it.
    11 posted on Sunday, August 19, 2012 3:08:06 PM by Perdogg (Mutts for Mitt all agree - Better in the crate than on the plate)

Oh.

   

To: TwelveOfTwenty

    why say anything about it?
    10 posted on Sunday, August 19, 2012 3:07:21 PM by Perdogg (Mutts for Mitt all agree - Better in the crate than on the plate)

Don't ask, don't tell?
Watch them circle the drain here. Schadenfreude galore!

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Comment Preferences

  •  oh goody (3+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    cotterperson, Tommy T, Tinfoil Hat

    Nutpicking is so much fun!  Thank you for going there so I don't have to.

  •  They're In Full Meltdown (6+ / 0-)

    Most of them cling to enough slivers of sanity to recognize that Akin is a fiasco and must go to salvage their dimming hopes of taking the Senate.

    And then there are the real hard-core nut cases like this one:

    I don’t know what legitimate rape is, and neither do you, but I know gang rape when I see it. That is what Freeperdom, the GOP-E and even the Tea Party engage in when one of our own makes an incoherent, marble mouthed statement of no substance.

    Armchair patriots wonder why conservatives are reluctant to enter the national fray and fight. The answer is on display when another conservative is tossed to the Marxist wolves for . . . what? This silly Akin imbroglio is part and parcel of what we allowed to happen to other good guys who stubbed their rhetorical toes in an unguarded moment. Did it occur to any of the Freeper Ninjas that Zero’s pathetic weakness was on display yesterday when he held his first formatted, scripted presser in months to take a question about Akin? Do our cause some good, and line up behind Hussein for perverted fun, not Akin.

    The same Freepers wailing on Akin to get lost are among the first to complain about our cojone-less Speaker of the House. Why would anyone stand and fight the big battles when he looks around to find his soldiers running away from skirmishes?

    Finally, consider the upcoming, breathtaking hypocrisy that will occur in a couple weeks at the rat national convention. The very media in high dudgeon over a nonsensical term from a conservative, will embrace the keynote speaker, the impeached and unindicted rapist BJ Clinton.

    Join the gang rape if you wish. I refuse.

    Followed by responses like these to the (relatively) rational FReepes who tried to talk some sense into him:
    You’re a quisling.
    Boo! Don’t bump your head while running for cover.
    I bet you think Dan Cathy should apologize to the fags. Get out of the fetal position. It has affected your brain.

    On the Internet, nobody knows if you're a dog... but everybody knows if you're a jackass.

    by stevemb on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 08:03:29 AM PDT

  •  They ultimately don't care (4+ / 0-)
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    Tommy T, celdd, BlackSheep1, pademocrat

    they'll still vote for him, the prize is an end to a woman's right to choose parenthood or not, if the vehicle is dinged up they'll still go for the ride.

    You can tell by the fact that they're just fine with Mitt putting his dog on the roof.

    They're just fine with the fact that the "old Mitt" supported Roe V. Wade.

    it's not about the best candidate anymore, it's about getting their way.

    We've been spelling it wrong all these years. It's actually: PRO-GOP-ANDA

    by Patriot4peace on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 08:05:43 AM PDT

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