Todd Akin gaffe: Campaign website uses fetus photo, features misspellings

This Fetus is Voting for Todd Akin

Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Aug. 21 2012 4:00 PM

This Fetus is Voting for Todd Akin

This, for a short time today, was the top of Todd Akin's post-gaffe "stand with me" micro-site.

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Notice the fetus. Also notice the use of "your standing with."

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That was quickly fixed, and turned into this:

Screen shot 2012-08-21 at 5.44.13 PM

Finally, that was fixed to read this way:

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This is as good a time as any to point out that Akin's family is running his campaign.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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