Lawrence O'Donnell took apart the myth in his Rewrite segment this Monday evening that there's an ounce of difference between the views of Paul Ryan and Todd Akin on abortion and exceptions for rape and the life of the mother. But despite the fact
August 27, 2012

Lawrence O'Donnell took apart the myth in his Rewrite segment this Monday evening that there's an ounce of difference between the views of Paul Ryan and Todd Akin on abortion and exceptions for rape and the life of the mother. But despite the fact that their policy positions are nearly identical, Todd Akin gets treated as a loon while the media continues to treat Paul Ryan with great deference.

I agree with him and it's not just the abortion issue where he's given too much deference. How anyone with the monstrosity of a budget he came up with that makes the deficit worse and goes after the poor and elderly and most vulnerable in our society as some "policy expert" on the budget is beyond me.

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