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(Talking Points Memo)   Rep. Phil Gingrey (R), an OB/GYN, goes full derp and defends Todd Akin's legitimate rape comments. Folks, this is the modern GOP   (tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com) divider line 474
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2013-01-11 11:37:16 AM
Hide it under a bushel?  NO!  I'm gonna let it derp!
 
2013-01-11 11:41:14 AM
No matter how thin you slice it, it's still baloney.
 
2013-01-11 11:43:39 AM
Lie back and think of the GOP.
 
2013-01-11 11:44:34 AM
They really don't know when to quit.
 
2013-01-11 11:46:09 AM
So? There are a handful of "scientists" who endorse creationism. It only proves that anyone call sell out and betray the principles of their profession (usually for lucrative reasons).
 
2013-01-11 11:47:55 AM
I had largely forgotten (or at least, not thought about) Todd Akin's ridiculousness. Thanks for bringing it back up*.



*I'm sure that the GOP leadership is thinking the same thing.
 
2013-01-11 11:47:56 AM
Gynecologists! Stay out of women's vaginas!
 
2013-01-11 11:48:19 AM

FloydA: They really don't know when to quit.


www.swsalestalk.com
 
2013-01-11 11:49:15 AM
Know what they call the guy who graduates dead last in his med school class?

/doctor
 
2013-01-11 11:49:16 AM
I thought the story was an exaggeration but the quotes are worse than I expected.  Bonus: Age of consent is apparently 15 years old now.
 
2013-01-11 11:49:33 AM

kid_icarus: So? There are a handful of "scientists" who endorse creationism. It only proves that anyone call sell out and betray the principles of their profession (usually for lucrative reasons).


He's not betraying the principles of his profession. He thinks he is taking a principled stand that many or most of his colleagues agree is right.
 
2013-01-11 11:51:49 AM

MaudlinMutantMollusk: Know what they call the guy who graduates dead last in his med school class?

/doctor


Family Practice?
 
2013-01-11 11:51:52 AM
i2.kym-cdn.com

Relax. Have a glass of wine.
 
2013-01-11 11:52:46 AM
"I don't find anything so horrible about that."

Really makes me wish we could forcibly and violently impregnate some of these "men" who are so cavalier about sexual violence.
 
2013-01-11 11:53:01 AM
Whoa, it's zombie Breitbart.
 
2013-01-11 11:53:25 AM
i love, love, LOVE that the GOP is incapable of letting something like this lie. they ALWAYS double-down on shiat like this. they're so predictable!
 
2013-01-11 11:53:27 AM
"That's what he meant when he said legitimate rape versus non-legitimate rape," Gingrey said. "I don't find anything so horrible about that."

Of course you don't, you despicable partisan f*ck-stain.
 
2013-01-11 11:54:50 AM

Diogenes: "I don't find anything so horrible about that."

Really makes me wish we could forcibly and violently impregnate some of these "men" who are so cavalier about sexual violence.


I suspect the impossibility of some of these Evangelical Conservatives getting impregnated from a man, is not from lack of trying.
 
2013-01-11 11:55:49 AM
"But the fact that a woman may have already ovulated 12 hours before she is raped, you're not going to prevent a pregnancy there by a woman's body shutting anything down because the horse has already left the barn, so to speak," Gingrey continued. "And yet the media took that and tore it apart."

So Akin is wrong, but the media shouldn't have torn it apart because he might have been right in an utterly different situation?
 
2013-01-11 11:57:00 AM

kid_icarus: So? There are a handful of "scientists" who endorse creationism. It only proves that anyone call sell out and betray the principles of their profession (usually for lucrative reasons).


Rep. Paul Broun, MD (GA - 10th)

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embryology, evolution, and the Big Bang are "lies straight from the Pit of Hell ... lies to try to keep me and all the folks who are taught that from understanding that they need a savior."

Guess which party?
 
2013-01-11 11:58:13 AM
Am I badly misreading that? It sounds like he defends Akin, then goes and explains in painful rapey detail why Akin was confusing an old rapists tale with medical fact, then goes on to say that the other idiot - Mourdoch? - was ignorant and incorrect, but had his heart in the right place?

My head hurts now.
 
2013-01-11 11:58:18 AM
The GOP needs to man up and make this part of their official platform.
 
2013-01-11 11:58:40 AM
all these legitimate rape guys should be sodomized with cactuses while the person repeatedly asks "is this legitimate rape? why isn't your body shutting that whole thing down?!"
 
2013-01-11 11:59:19 AM

Lionel Mandrake: embryology, evolution, and the Big Bang are "lies straight from the Pit of Hell ...


Yeah, those evangelicals have a pretty harsh view of Catholics.
 
2013-01-11 12:03:15 PM
My god. You people are utter fools. You want to keep dragging up this derp? Please do. Us broads have long memories.
 
2013-01-11 12:03:47 PM
Even if you believe what he says, it doesn't mean Akins was right.  His argument was "Well, if you think of it this way, he was sorta kinda maybe partially right a little bit."
 
2013-01-11 12:04:12 PM

FloydA: They really don't know when to quit.



That's because they're too legit...imate rapey.
 
2013-01-11 12:05:43 PM

what_now: My god. You people are utter fools. You want to keep dragging up this derp? Please do. Us broads have long memories.


Don't worry, they'll be talking about again. It takes a lot of work to remain #1 with rapists, racists, and revisionists.
 
2013-01-11 12:08:42 PM
How is it even possible there are this many idiots, in positions of power, who actively defend and embrace rape?  I really felt like rape was something that nearly everyone in the universe agreed was a terrible thing, and yet, every other day, someone in the Republican party comes out with a new way of saying it's not so bad.  I honestly don't understand how the party has essentially come out in goddamned  favor of rape. Of all the things in the entire universe they could come out in favor of, that's the one they chose?  Carjacking would be more popular.
 
2013-01-11 12:11:36 PM
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2013-01-11 12:22:56 PM

Gecko Gingrich: I had largely forgotten (or at least, not thought about) Todd Akin's ridiculousness.


I hadn't

/woman
 
2013-01-11 12:23:52 PM

what_now: My god. You people are utter fools. You want to keep dragging up this derp? Please do. Us broads have long memories.


Well its not like we forgot it. Nice of them to remind the men folk though.
 
2013-01-11 12:29:30 PM

quickdraw: what_now: My god. You people are utter fools. You want to keep dragging up this derp? Please do. Us broads have long memories.

Well its not like we forgot it. Nice of them to remind the men folk though.


Exactly,  No woman who was paying attention is going to be quick to forget the 2012 GOP race to win the hearts and minds of rapists everywhere.
 
2013-01-11 12:31:13 PM
So if a woman just relaxes,  drinks a glass of wine and isn't so tense and uptight, she'll enjoy her rape and there's a chance of impregnation.

Ladies remember:  DON'T enjoy your rape, stay tense, and you won't get pregnant from it.
 
2013-01-11 12:36:49 PM
From another article:
And in Missouri, Todd Akin ... was asked by a local news source about rape and he said, 'Look, in a legitimate rape situation' - and what he meant by legitimate rape was just look, someone can say I was raped: a scared-to-death 15-year-old that becomes impregnated by her boyfriend and then has to tell her parents, that's pretty tough and might on some occasion say, 'Hey, I was raped.' That's what he meant when he said legitimate rape versus non-legitimate rape. I don't find anything so horrible about that. But then he went on and said that in a situation of rape, of a legitimate rape, a woman's body has a way of shutting down so the pregnancy would not occur. He's partly right on that.

For those of you who stopped counting and started bleeding from the eyes, that was nine. Or, nine more uses of the word "rape" than any Republican should put into a single paragraph.
 
2013-01-11 12:38:31 PM

FTFA: That's what he meant when he said legitimate rape versus non-legitimate rape," Gingrey said. "I don't find anything so horrible about that."


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oh, and me of course:


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2013-01-11 12:40:37 PM

AdolfOliverPanties: So if a woman just relaxes, drinks a glass of wine and isn't so tense and uptight, she'll enjoy her rape and there's a chance of impregnation.


"As long as it's inevitable, you might as well lie back and enjoy it."

~Clayton Williams (R - TX) gubernatorial candidate (shockingly, he lost) and John McCain fund raiser
 
2013-01-11 12:42:19 PM
Further proof that gingreys have no souls.
 
2013-01-11 12:43:13 PM

RminusQ: For those of you who stopped counting and started bleeding from the eyes, that was nine. Or, nine more uses of the word "rape" than any Republican should put into a single paragraph.

It wouldn't be bad if there are any sane ones willing to say "Look, I''m sorry for my colleagues, but I do not in any way condone or support rape"
 
2013-01-11 12:47:32 PM

serpent_sky: How is it even possible there are this many idiots, in positions of power, who actively defend and embrace rape?


High-SDO personalities tend to be assholes, seek power, and be superficially charming. They also tend to be prejudiced/contemptuous against traditionally derrogated groups, such as women.

I'm pretty sure I've plugged Altemeyer's intro to the research in your direction before?
 
2013-01-11 12:48:49 PM
"We tell infertile couples all the time that are having trouble conceiving because of the woman not ovulating, 'Just relax. Drink a glass of wine. And don't be so tense and uptight because all that adrenaline can cause you not to ovulate.' So he was partially right wasn't he?"

"But the fact that a woman may have already ovulated 12 hours before she is raped, you're not going to prevent a pregnancy there by a woman's body shutting anything down because the horse has already left the barn, so to speak," Gingrey continued. "And yet the media took that and tore it apart."


So, the logic here is that stress might prevent a woman from ovulating DURING rape?
And this is supposed to lessen the probability of conception?

Did he go to the same medical school as Limbaugh?
 
2013-01-11 12:50:23 PM
"At a breakfast yesterday morning, I was asked why Democrats made abortion a central theme of the presidential campaign. "

Dude, Democrats don't make abortion a central theme. It's you dolts who keep bringing it up. If you don't want Democrats to use abortion as ammunition, STFU.
 
2013-01-11 12:51:58 PM
DOUBLE-DOWN DERPOCALYPSE 2013!!!!


/Why won't these troglodytes STFU?
 
2013-01-11 12:52:45 PM
Small town Mizzuhruh rep is not what I would consider a good take on modern republicanism.

And remember, the House is about reflecting the constituents of areas within states. The problem here isn't the elected officials, it's the voters

And that goes down to education.
 
2013-01-11 12:53:27 PM

Gecko Gingrich: I had largely forgotten (or at least, not thought about) Todd Akin's ridiculousness.


Why?  A Republican was honest and gave a true answer of how they view women's right.  Why on Earth would you forget that?
 
2013-01-11 12:53:50 PM
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2013-01-11 12:53:57 PM

what_now: Us broads have long memories.


Are you my wife?
 
2013-01-11 12:55:10 PM
i49.tinypic.com
 
2013-01-11 01:07:36 PM

abb3w: serpent_sky: How is it even possible there are this many idiots, in positions of power, who actively defend and embrace rape?

High-SDO personalities tend to be assholes, seek power, and be superficially charming. They also tend to be prejudiced/contemptuous against traditionally derrogated groups, such as women.

I'm pretty sure I've plugged Altemeyer's intro to the research in your direction before?


Yeah, but even at that, the derpiest derpmeister in the Republican Party should know that the vast majority of voters find these comments repellent.

The only explanation I can come up with, really, is that they've gotten so used to speaking in an echo chamber that they have become tone deaf on how this sounds like to anyone outside it.
 
2013-01-11 01:15:13 PM

FloydA: They really don't know when to quit.


I think every first question to a candidate or elected official should be of the sort:
Are you pro-rape? Do you agree with Akin, or do you think what Akin said was completely false and Akin is a moron?

And no new questions until they answer.
Get them on the record!!
 
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