Forward Thinking

Akin's Concession: Rights Come From God, Not Gov't

By J.J. Goldberg

Former Rep. Todd Akin is delivering perhaps the ugliest, most ungracious concession speech I’ve ever heard:

We believe that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness come from Almighty God, not almighty government…

We believe that it’s inexcusable to betray fellow Americans to terrorists when they could have been rescued…

Class act, Todd.

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Senate: McCaskill Beats Akin (MO), Berkley-Heller (NV) Too Close to Call

By J.J. Goldberg

The strangest Jew v. Jew race in the country pits Nevada Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Shelley Berkley vs. former mentor-turned-nemesis Sheldon Adelson’s money backing GOP incumbent Dean Heller to the hilt – the polls showed Heller leading, but it’s too close to call.

Senate incumbent Claire McCaskill (D) beats Republican challenger Todd “Legitimate Rape” Akin.

Montana Senate incumbent Jon Tester (D) was expected to lose, but the race is too close to call.

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