On the issue of “legitimate rape,” Rep. Todd Akin is exactly the same as Rep. Paul Ryan. Or so Debbie Wasserman-Schultz would lead us to believe.
Naturally, the Left couldn’t resist the meme:
How Todd Akin And Paul Ryan Partnered To Redefine Rape | ThinkProgress http://t.co/pwJsP5n2
— robert hosken (@bo7b) August 19, 2012
Paul Ryan praised Todd Akin so strongly in GOP primary he had to clarify it wasn't an endorsement http://t.co/TH2CBcy2
— Benjy Sarlin (@BenjySarlin) August 19, 2012
I wonder why Akin isn't considered a "serious wonk" like Paul Ryan, who shares his Neanderthal views. #ApologiesToNeanderthals
— Joshua Holland (@JoshuaHol) August 19, 2012
Todd Akin is Paul Ryan is Mitt Romney. They all vote the same when it comes to women—marginalize + blame. Some are just more subtle.
— Dan Davenport (@dandavenport) August 19, 2012
Did you know that one anagram of "Paul Ryan" and "Todd Akin" is "Kaput Ayn Rand Idol"?
— CC (@canadiancynic) August 19, 2012
The saddest part about Todd Akin's statement isn't that he's running for US Senate; it's that VP nominee Paul Ryan believes the same thing.
— anarchival (@anarchival) August 19, 2012
— Brittany Heil (@BrittanyUSC2011) August 19, 2012
We wonder what these folks said when Whoopi Goldberg claimed that some rapes are more legitimate than others.
Oh yeah, we remember now: