Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Claire McCaskill is a "Bullshitsu," So What Kind of Dog is Todd Akin?

Posted By on Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 7:35 AM

The warped woof of Todd Akin.
  • The warped woof of Todd Akin.

Be still, our Akin-breakin' heart.

The Akin campaign seemingly doubled-down on that "Claire McCaskill is a dog" thing when Akin's spokesperson sent out the following tweet: "If Claire McCaskill were a dog, she'd be a 'Bullshitsu.'"

Which is like, come on, Akin campaign. You know what comes next.

As we wrote yesterday, the initial comment needn't have gotten folks so hot under the collar. Mostly it was kind of rambly and made no sense:

She goes to Washington, D.C., it's a little bit like one of those dogs, 'fetch,' she goes to Washington, D.C., and get all of these taxes and red tape and bureaucracy and executive orders and agencies and brings all of this stuff and dumps it on us in Missouri.

But then along comes Rick Tyler, Akin's spokesperson, to make sure the story didn't die:

We put the inevitable follow-up question to the RFT newsroom: What kind of dog is Todd Akin?

For your consideration, here are five dog breeds you'd never want to own (nor, possibly, elect to the U.S. Senate).

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