But most of all, I'm thankful that Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) isn't my Congressman.
AKIN: It might be helpful to think back and say, there’s more to Thanksgiving than the Pilgrims. They were a group of people who were willing to change the system, to think of different ideas. They came here and separated civil and church governments. They came here and created the model of a written constitution, the idea that the government should be the servant of the people. […] They came here with the idea that after trying socialism that it wasn’t going to work. They realized that it was unbiblical, that it was a form of theft, so they pitched socialism out. They learned that in the early 1620’s.Is there anything that these Republicans don't see through their ideological blinders?
As they say, "What a maroon."
(I'm assuming that his idiocy is completely obvious. If you'd like an explanation for why what he said is idiotic, let me know in the comments and I'll explain.)