If you watched the debate with the sound off you’d just think that Paul Ryan was telling some killer jokes
Signature accomplishments of the first Obama term and the first Romney term.
I’ve voted to kill Big Bird in the past…That doesn’t mean I don’t like Big Bird. You can kill things and still like them, maybe to eat them, I don’t know.
Akin has to feign remorse for his comment because it’s as extreme as his actual beliefs. It’s too real. If he didn’t walk it back, most of the country’s power structure would instantly distance themselves from him — even though the legislative record shows all too many politicians agree with him. They know that the role of clear-cut villain must be reserved for radio shock jocks and nefarious behind-the-scenes funders. The public face of oppressive policies has to be kinder, gentler, harder to put on a balaclava and scream about.