Rachel Maddow: Republican 'Rape Caucus' Crumbles

And rape really does cause pregnancy sometimes...

In an election season in which the Republican Party learned the limitations of appealing almost exclusively to white male voters, a handful of otherwise anonymous white, male, Republican candidates distinguished themselves with a questionable grasp of human reproduction and some disturbing perspectives on rape.

Rachel Maddow reviews the litany of GOP candidates who made the mistake of expressing their offensive ignorance about rape and/or women's bodies out loud in public and notes that the American voting public rejected them at the ballot box.

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