Sunday, February 3, 2013

Fishcher Cites Akin To Argue That GOP Not "The Stupid Party"

Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association objected to Gov. Bobby Jindal's (R-LA) warning to the Republican National Committee that the GOP "stop being the stupid party." Fischer defended Todd Akin's widely derided comments regarding "legitimate rape," stating, "That wasn't stupid. ...He was completely accurate about that." Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA) also recently defended Akin. Meanwhile, Republican strategist Kevin Madden advised, "If you’re about to talk about rape as anything other than a brutal and horrible crime, stop." GOP pollster Kellyanne Conway told Republican lawmakers to stop talking about rape. Six members of the Republican Rape Caucus, including Todd Akin, lost their elections. Fischer nevertheless insists that Akin's rape comments demonstrate that "our ideas are not stupid." Watch:

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