Night of the Creeps

We currently live in a world where the President receives accolades for making such an obvious statement as “Rape is rape.” Let that sink in for a moment. This is not an insult toward POTUS, but a testament to how clearly off the fucking rails the modern-day Republican Party has gone.

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Akin Skywalker

Last Sunday, Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin said during an interview while discussing the issue of abortion “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.”

Besides the fact that this is scientifically false, one of the most shocking aspects of this outlandish quote is that it’s far from the first time a Republican representative has said such a thing.

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