[FoRK] GOP Fratricide begins

Stephen D. Williams sdw at lig.net
Fri Aug 31 21:55:03 PDT 2012

Written on August 31, 2012 at 5:47 pm by FPP
Karl Rove jokes about ‘murdering’ GOP candidate Todd Akin
Filed under 2012 Election, News, Politics {58 Comments}

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The office of Republican Rep. Todd Akin is reacting angrily to a quote attributed to GOP activist Karl Rove that joked about the 
idea of the Missouri Senate candidate being murdered.

Bloomberg Businessweek’s website reported Friday that Rove’s comment came at a GOP donors’ breakfast at the Tampa Club in Florida. 
The site says Rove quipped to the audience: “We should sink Todd Akin. If he’s found mysteriously murdered, don’t look for my 

A Rove spokesman didn’t immediately return a call and email from The Associated Press seeking comment.


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