View Full Version : Abortion: Beyond Akin's Outlandishness

08-24-2012, 08:10 AM
When I lived in a rural town with a nearby naval air station during World War II, stores were plastered with signs declaring, "Loose lips sink ships." As schoolboys, we knew next to nothing about the war and couldn't imagine that our playground chatter in Fallon, Nev., would provide information to the enemy. But we took the signs seriously. When a pilot came into town, we crowded around in admiration but never asked him what he did.Rep. Todd Akin, Republican of Missouri, was born after World War II, too young to have seen such signs. More’s the pity, for he certainly...

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