Todd Akin’s Legitimate Tumblr Page
Posted at 12:14 p.m. on Aug. 21, 2012
The most surprising thing about the new Todd Akin Tumblr is that it has taken so long to get to us.
After his remarks about “legitimate rape” on Sunday, the Missouri Republican Representative is getting the full pariah treatment, not just from the Internet but from nearly every relevant member of his own party. Akin, of course, is facing Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) in what was a nail-biter race that had favored the Republican.
Akin faces a 5 p.m. deadline today to decide whether to continue his bid for the Senate. With that in mind, the Tumblr page has every imaginable pop culture icon offering historical guidance, including the Simpsons, Monty Python and Star Trek. And HOH has its own contribution to the mix as well: