This is Republican Rep. Todd Akin, running against Dem Sen. Claire McCaskill for the US Senate seat from Missouri. This man is so flat-out stupid, he almost makes Christine O’Donnell look intelligent. No wonder McCaskill wanted to run against him.
From The Washington Post:
“Rep. Todd Akin caused a public outcry Sunday when he suggested that women who were “legitimately raped” would rarely become pregnant. Study after study has proven that theory false. But one provocative study, published in 2003, went even further: It found that a single act of rape was more than twice as likely to result in pregnancy than an act of consensual sex.”
Read the rest here.