The Corner

Schakowski: Akin Remark Unveils ‘Real Positions’ of GOP

Democratic congresswoman Jan Schakowski (Ill.) did her best to hang Todd Akin’s idiocy around Paul Ryan’s neck on Piers Morgan Tonight.  She then leapt to the obvious conclusion: that Akin’s remark unmasks the “real positions” of the Republican party.

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