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Now -- the top story GOP senatorial candidate Todd Aiken announced today.
That he will not withdraw from the race in spite of a storm of protest over the comments he made about rape.
Aiken has since apologized for saying in a -- and TV interview.
That women's bodies are sometimes able to prevent pregnancies after what he called a legitimate rape.
But the Democrats -- a little time trying to link eight in his words to the Republican Party itself.
Paul Ryan and -- -- like two peas in a -- have endorsed the same legislation.
That would -- and -- with limit women's rights to access to contraception.
That would make it even rape and incest.
Not reasons for for having an abortion.
What congressman Ryan wanted to do with representative Aiken is redefine.
And say instead of just saying as we know -- is -- rape.
And women is raped when sex is forced upon her against her will.
They want to -- that to forcible rape where I suppose she has to punch similar fight back.
There's this really Smart political play or is gonna end up backfiring on the Democrats joining us now from New York -- rock and a hard place duo Allen calms.
And Monica Crowley.
The author of the book.
What the -- just half and OK and it's certainly not mine.
-- you eat them that's my bag -- well I yeah I start review com you know cause okay -- basically you know you work for the DNC not just yeah right I think I'm almost that I got dry us out with so.
Thought look at all those -- -- top ten rankings and Americans concerns Wall Street Journal NBC all the rankings.
Whether rape abortion and incest exception has written into a law.
Doesn't make a top.
Thirty -- let alone a top ten list how is this a winner for the Democrats.
Well first of all most people are pro choice and don't want the government telling them what to do their bodies secondly -- not the media's fault.
That this is being talked about it's a fault of Republicans.
And they're the ones making this a big issue -- Mitt Romney has not been talking about the economy thought.
He bring ride on the ticket talk about the economy.
He's putting ads falsely claiming that Barack Obama ties to -- limited of the work requirement for welfare is misrepresenting Obama.
He's talking about his taxes and -- gave an interview being angry about being asked about taxes they had it would -- -- on Friday afternoon with a Ryan's taxes.
Romney then says he's gonna release his 2011 tax October 15.
They're the ones setting the mean here it's not the media it's not the Democrats they can't wait to get rid of this taking guy.
And they're the ones making this top of mind it's not Democrats -- the media doing.
You know what -- here's a problem and I'm sure congressman -- -- -- what complete just happens moment over the last couple of days because he said this outrageous and idiotic thing and now all of eighties has broken list.
Look the problem here is that it was in fact the Democrats.
Who launched this bogus war on women many months ago and they tried to turn it into a real narrative that they could hang their campaign on.
Because it can't run on the economy or the national debt or the out of control spending.
Anemic economic growth high unemployment they can't run on any of that so they tried to manufacture this issue.
About this war on women and what congressman he can ill advised outrageous comments did was feed into that -- and and whether or not the -- successful.
We can not have our candidates in this election year when we are fighting for the light of the country.
Play on the Democrats turf.
That's the prop.
He -- a hater and a much better job talking about what these accounts in terms of the economy -- -- -- what you said but you're actually bring up an issue that we should be talking about but that's not what the Romney campaign is talking about and you've got.
A Republican platform that was just announced yesterday -- no exception for rape or incest.
And talent -- anti abortion plank of that book that sport to the right of Romney's -- first of -- actually.
A couple of things added to -- going back to your first comments when he said most people are pro choice.
Actually factually untrue right when he went after the first trimester of pregnancy.
It's it's heavy majority of Americans believe the for -- reasonable but the real animal as a television set in place and when people describe themselves as pro choice or pro life.
It's fairly evenly split the -- -- not administer Laura but not America that the Republican black Lovato really outlining the Democrat the Democrats are the extremists on the issue of abortion because they don't believe there really should be.
Bob much of any yeah.
And -- yeah.
I don't know I don't know what the maker out.
Think there are definitely the last Democrat who campaigned on putting restrictions and an -- second trimester abortion -- -- Republican on the black Democrat they're actually doing no exception for rape or incest is for -- The mean that -- the -- back.
That is also Bennett a Republican platform and Monica you can state today -- For the last I believe not similar -- jumping on the platforms and Mitt Romney doesn't doesn't write the platform this time today.
He actually doesn't have to do not abide by the -- -- it's read by other people but go ahead.
That that's right -- -- lord you're absolutely right this has been part of the Republican platform for many many years this is not something news second when you look at.
Polling on the question of pro abortion this pro life what you see is a growing majority that the numbers in the right direction aren't your -- -- -- -- I think on the Arctic front and -- talking about this is our problem with a -- I think I have -- about I want -- and how we're out of time.
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