Oh, Mike Seaver.
After GOP Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin’s controversial remarks on a local network yesterday — claiming that women were unlikely to get pregnant from rape because “if it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut the whole thing down” — many national Republican leaders, including Gov. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, distanced themselves from Akin.
One defender? Kirk Cameron. The child-star-turned-evangelist was on CNN this morning discussing the remarks, and Cameron encouraged people to watch the whole video (which you can here) and then said, “[Akin] is clearly a pro-life advocate and I respect him. He said that he misspoke and that he misphrased something and that he apologized.” READ FULL STORY