You’d think the fact that that the media establishment has spent the last 48 hours obsessing about the comment of one Republican senatorial candidate was huge news. Akin’s comments have served to highlight the difference between the candidates and a fringe element like Akin.
Obama would much rather see Gingrich or Santorum as his opponent because he could use either one of them to scare women. He can’t possibly score the way he could have with one of those candidates with Romney. The left takes every morsel and nugget that they can and tries to capitalize on it but the nuggets are miniscule and the Democrats are starving for material to use in their negative campaign.
It is clear that the abortion stance of various Republicans are across spectrum and that Romney is in an acceptable position in that spectrum. Meanwhile everyone knows that Aiken’s position is extreme and mommy is nowhere close to that position. The Republicans have also successfully employed the metaphor of a piggy bank and the fact that Obama has been robbing the payback piggy bank of $750 million to fund Obama care resonates with voters.
Meanwhile in California, there is a move to rename the San Andreas Fault to Bush’s Fault.