Posts tagged "Todd Akin"

Despite icky Republicans, Susan Crown sticks with Mitt Romney

Susan Crown might be the most influential woman in Chicago. She’s a businesswoman,  philanthropist and a visible supporter of President Barack Obama in the last election. She also is firmly pro-choice, the exact kind of woman that the Obama campaign insists are in their camp and that will get him re-elected. Except that she supports Republican... Read more »

UPDATE: The Reader's media critic, Michael Miner, misses the point of my column

UPDATE: Michael Miner responds to my response; sets off a comment war between his readers. Read it in The Reader. Wow, Michael. Don’t put these two in the same room together. I don’t mean to start a war. Original post: Michael Miner sets out in his Reader blog to explain my column in today’s Tribune,... Read more »

The Senate doesn't need another fool like Todd Akin

The U.S. Senate already is loaded with enough tools and jerks without Todd Akin joining them. GOP leaders want him out of the race because they fear (correctly) that he would lose to his weak Democratic opponent, incumbent Claire McCaskill. And with the loss, give up hope of Republicans taking control of the Senate. Sure ,but... Read more »
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