Today, on the Faux News Channel:
Todd Akin (r): Let me make it clear, I would do absolutely everything in my power to work with his team and the team that’s gonna try and put our economy and America back on track. I’m fully behind him and I’m fully behind our, our great team of, uh, uh, of, Ryan who I work with in the House, and, and, um, and the, the entire Republican platform. It’s fine. I’m, I’m on board with all of that.
He’s on board with the republican platform. Like that’s a stretch.
Republican vs. Republican
by Philip Gourevitch
September 3, 2012
….When word got out that the Republican platform called for the criminalization of abortion without reference to exceptions, the Republican National Committee chairman, Reince Priebus, declined to bow to the candidate. “This is the platform of the Republican Party,” he told MSNBC. “It is not the platform of Mitt Romney….”