Talk:Todd Akin

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Even by RW standards, even considering the subject, I think this page is harsh. MDB (the MD is for Maryland, the B is for Bear) 11:47, 21 August 2012 (UTC)

The article seems OK but I agree that the image caption is a rather acerbic.  Lily Inspirate me. 12:12, 21 August 2012 (UTC)
The caption was what really got to me, yes. MDB (the MD is for Maryland, the B is for Bear) 12:24, 21 August 2012 (UTC)
Agreed about the caption, but is this even on-mission? There aren't many articles about US Senators, let alone wannabe US Senators. rpeh •TCE 12:43, 21 August 2012 (UTC)
It's on-mission (Explorations of Fundamentalism), but you're correct that this guy is a nobody. So much so that his logorrhea might have been a publicity stunt, though it sure as shooting went awry. --TheLateGatsby (talk) 12:52, 21 August 2012 (UTC)
It's on mission, but we need to lose/change the picture caption. Cheap ad hominems about this guy's face (which isn't even particularly distinctive) don't do us any service. €₳$£ΘĪÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 12:57, 21 August 2012 (UTC)

Can we turn this around?[edit]

I'm not sure that an arsehole like Akin deserves his own article - rather than adding a list of rape apologists to this article shouldn't he be an entry in a list of rape_apologists? I'll start. Bad Faith (talk) 15:02, 21 August 2012 (UTC)

See Talk:Rape apologists.--ZooGuard (talk) 15:56, 21 August 2012 (UTC)