Christian extremists Akin, Mourdock lose Senate races

Nov 7, 2012 Full story: www.examiner.com 7

In a victory for secular Americans, women, and rational people everywhere, two Christian extremists running for the U.S. Senate were defeated last night. Republicans Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock their lost respective Senate races after offending many with Biblically based ignorance, insensitivity and misogyny.

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Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#1 Nov 7, 2012
Many of the Teabagger persuasion got their asses handed to them yesterday.

Or, as Rick Santorum so eloquently stated:

"Today is the day for America to stop leading from behind. ptrtvoic.es/VyNt6m

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Louisville, KY

#2 Nov 8, 2012
The GOP needs to completely remake themselves and the tea baggers gotta go.

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#3 Nov 8, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
The GOP needs to completely remake themselves and the tea baggers gotta go.
Two of their main constituencies are declining in numbers: christian conservatives and angry, old white men. Soon the God's Own Party will become what they fear the most, a Minority.

Since: Mar 11

Lexington, KY

#4 Nov 8, 2012
They are dwindling fast. If I were them I would put the evangelicals politely in their place.

Until they do that they have no hope of landing the presidency anytime soon.
MrDesoto1 wrote:
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Two of their main constituencies are declining in numbers: christian conservatives and angry, old white men. Soon the God's Own Party will become what they fear the most, a Minority.

Since: Sep 10

Earth

#6 Nov 9, 2012
Givemeliberty wrote:
The GOP needs to completely remake themselves and the tea baggers gotta go.
They already are. Only days have passed since the lost and they're trying to pretend they've always been pro-immigration. Historical revisionism is pathetic, no matter who tries it.

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Pale Blue Dot

#7 Nov 9, 2012
I find it had to believe that the Republicans will change their attitude toward any group of people that doesn't march in lock step with themselves. Many of their evangelicals (conservative christians) apparently stayed home because they could not force themselves to vote for a Mormon. That's getting really exclusionary. In both the 2008 and the 2012 Party Platforms they opposed any path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. I hope Latinos don't fall for Republicans' attempts to co-op them like the Tea Party did.

Since: Mar 11

United States

#8 Nov 10, 2012
If they want to be viable they need o ground up rebuild the party. And yes it would include telling the Christian conservative bible beater crowd no once in a while.
P_Smith wrote:
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They already are. Only days have passed since the lost and they're trying to pretend they've always been pro-immigration. Historical revisionism is pathetic, no matter who tries it.

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