Sunday on “Fox News Sunday,” Washington Post columnist George Will said Donald Trump’s controversial comments about Mexican criminals coming to the Untied States are “disrupting” and “hijacking” the Republican primary process the same way a Democratic mole would.
Will said, “There’s a double standard. Republicans are uniquely identified with the unfortunate people in their own party. But Ask yourself this thought experiment. If Donald trump were a democratic mole placed in the Republican party to disrupt things, how would his behavior be different? I don’t think it would be. There’s all this talk but something to it about the Republican brand. Picture him on stage in Cleveland. He says something hideously inflammatory which is all he knows how to say and then what do the other nine people on stage do? Do they either become complicit in what he said by their silence or do they all attack him? The debate gets hijacked. The process gets hijacked and at the end of the day he’s a one-man Todd Akin. He’s Todd Akin with ten different facets. ”
Former Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) lost his attempt to unseat Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and hurt the Republicans’ 2012 attempt to retake the Senate For what some say involved rape victims rarely get pregnant because, “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.”
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