21 Aug '12, 12am

Todd Akin is a moron on climate change too

Todd Akin, not the brightest bulb around. (Photos by MoBikeFed & Igor Zh .) Todd Akin is not only fundamentally deluded about the basic facts of women’s reproductive systems . He’s also fundamentally deluded about the basic facts of climate change. Here is the Missouri GOP Senate candidate on the floor of the House of Representatives in 2009, flaunting his ignorance for all the world to see: This whole thing strikes me, if it weren’t so serious, as being a comedy, you know. I mean, we just went from winter to spring. In Missouri, when we go from winter to spring, that’s a good climate change. I don’t want to stop that climate change, you know. So, and who in the world would want to put politicians in charge of the weather anyway? What a dumb idea. During that same spiel, he also said , “Some of the models said that we’re going to have surf at the front steps of the Capitol...

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