Patton Oswalt - Patton Oswalt Slams Todd Akin Over Rape Comment22 August 2012
Patton Oswalt Slams Todd Akin Over Rape Comment
Akin, a Republican party Senate candidate, sparked fury over the weekend (18-19Aug12) when he suggested it would be rare for a sex attack victim to fall pregnant if the incident was a "legitimate rape".
His comments provoked a storm of protest and a wave of calls for him to back out of the U.S. election campaign, and now comedian/actor Oswalt has spoken out to denounce Akin for his remarks.
In a post on Twitter.com, Oswalt writes, "There's now a public debate in this country where people are parsing what 'rape' is. Thanks, Todd Akin. You A**Hole."
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