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Best Jokes Ridiculing Todd Akin

By August 23, 2012

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Jokes by Jay Leno and David Letterman A roundup of the best jokes about Rep. Todd Akin, the Republican Senate candidate in Missouri who sparked a firestorm of controversy when he said victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get pregnant:

"Todd Akin, the Republican Senate candidate from Missouri, is under fire for his controversial comments that women who are 'legitimately raped are less likely to get pregnant.' The good news? Candidates who are legitimately that stupid are less likely to get elected." —Jay Leno

"Mitt Romney has asked Todd Akin to step down. That's too bad. Todd Akin was the guy to lead the Republican Party into the 16th century." —David Letterman

"A hurricane could threaten next week's Republican National Convention in Tampa. It could really hurt Republicans -- which explains its name, 'Hurricane Todd Akin.'" —Jimmy Fallon

"Fellow Republicans are calling for Todd Akin to step down. But Democrats are going 'Stay in! Don't be a quitter. Hang in there.'" —Jay Leno

"Akin announced that he is staying in the race. Is that a surprise? A guy who that so little about a woman's body doesn't know when it's time to pull out." —Jay Leno

"The War on Women may have been lost by a dick in Missouri." —Andy Borowitz

"Todd Akin refusing to resign is proof the human body doesn't always know when it should shut things down." —Comedy Central's Indecision

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See Also:
Best Tweets About Todd Akin's "Legitimate Rape" Comment
The Onion on What Todd Akin Really Meant to Say
Funny Or Die: Todd Akin's Other Outrageous Remarks
The Onion: Poll Reveals You Live In Country Where Mentally Ill Man Still Has Good Chance Of Being Senator

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