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What if Rape Is a Campaign Strategy? (Updated)

What if Rape Is a Campaign Strategy? I’m just wondering if the Republican Party has decided that outrageous comments about rape is politically advantageous. The comments we are currently seeing cannot be spontaneous. They’re not being made by some country bumpkin running for city dogcatcher. Instead, these are serious candidates running for major offices (both Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock are running for US Senate in their respective states). Both of these guys have put in a lot of time. Both of these candidates have raised a lot of money. Both these candidates have been on the national stage with major

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C&L looks for McCain running mate

I mentioned earlier that I thought that Senator Lindsey Graham was trying to position himself as the logical vice presidential candidate for John McCain. Crooks and Liars has developed a list of some of the “great” modern day Republicans (neocons). The list includes Dennis Hastert, Rick Santorum (remember he was seriously considered as a 2008 presidential candidate), George Allen (also considered as a 2008 presidential candidate), Tom DeLay and Katherine Harris. Because the Republicans like to be so inclusive, I would add one of my favorite Republicans — JC Watts.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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