Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.
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.
An illegal immigrant from Mexico, wanted by police for having sex with a minor in Oakland County, was arrested in Detroit after being tracked down by federal agents.
“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.
Investigators added they’ve identified a person of interest and are “actively searching for that person.”
Police in Oakland County say a woman was sexually assaulted during a KISS and Motley Crue Concert at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston.
A 29-year-old Warren man who authorities say sexually assaulted and impregnated his girlfriend’s 11-year-old daughter has pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
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.