LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Todd Akin embarrassed Missourians twice

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 | 3:12 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Todd Akin embarrassed the entire state of Missouri twice this week. Once with his stupid comments to the press on Sunday about rape and, secondly, with his egotistical refusal to step aside so the Republican party could select someone who can effectively argue for overturning Roe v. Wade.