Marsha Blackburn Tries To Backtrack On GOP's Extreme Anti-Abortion Platform

From this Tuesday evening's Out Front with Erin Burnett, Rep. Marsha Blackburn did her best to attempt to backtrack on the Republican Party's extreme views on abortion in the wake of the Todd Akin dust up and their presumptive nominee, Mitt Romney along with the rest of the Republican establishment throwing him under the bus. The one problem for Republicans is they just passed an extreme right wing party platform in the run up to their convention this year, and Blackburn had a lot of trouble defending what she just voted on here.

'The Men Who Stare At Zygotes'

From this Monday evening's The Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel reminds us that Rep. Todd Akin is just the latest in a long line of Republicans who have been arguing about rape victims rights. What used to be considered the fringe of the party has now