Former member of Congress and U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin (r) [file photo].
Apparently Evita Mooselini has serious new competition:
Akin says that like Joe McCarthy, he was victim of political assassination
July 14, 2014 11:00 pm • By Chuck Raasch
….In a 15-minute telephone interview, the Republican [Todd] Akin compared his downfall in the 2012 Missouri Senate race to that of former Sen. Joe McCarthy, R-Wis., who in the 1950s was discredited after making allegations that many thought overstated Communist influence in the U.S. government.
“I use McCarthy as an example of someone who was assassinated by the media, so he had no credibility,” Akin said, just as he believes he was politically assassinated by “intentional and dishonest” distortions of what he said about rape and pregnancy in 2012….
There are books to be sold.
Todd Akin (r): the republican cult of the victim (August 21, 2012)
Todd Akin @ToddAkin
I apologized but the liberal media is trying to make me drop out. (….)7:03 PM – 21 Aug 12
The early book reviews are in (November 22, 2012)
Nanny Mike Bloomberg @NannyMayor
Suggest “Stuck on Stupid” as title @politicalwire Rep. Todd Akin may write a book once he leaves Congress in January… (….) 7:29 AM – 26 Nov 12