Congressman Todd Akin says he is sorry for what he said about “legitimate rape”. So why did he say it?

Todd Akin is a pandering liar

Congressman Todd Akin, candidate for Senate from Missouri says he is sorry. He says he’s sorry because he said “the wrong words” when he said that women who are raped rarely get pregnant because “if it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.”

He’s so sorry, he released a video saying how sorry he is.

He is sorry for all of the wrong reasons. And he’s not sorry at all.

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