Akin v. McCaskill, Round II: More attacks on Akin's real extremism
The Kansas City Star
Claire McCaskill trots out her canned responses when the rape question comes up about Todd Akin.
But it works to her advantage: She wants to paint Akin, over and over again, as someone who is way too far to the right for Missouri.
So Akin is out-to-lunch on his opposition to free and reduced lunches, to privatizing Social Security and to cutting Medicare.
Akin’s response: Federal government can’t be everywhere and counted on to do everything.