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Campaign 2012

Obama Mocks Akin: He ‘Missed Science Class’

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President Obama(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

President Obama took a poke at Rep. Todd Akin, the Senate candidate in Missouri, on Wednesday for his now-infamous remarks that women’s bodies are able to avoid pregnancy following “legitimate rape.”

At a fundraiser at Lincoln Center in New York, according to a pool report, Obama cracked: “The interesting thing here is that this is an individual who sits on the House Committee on Science and Technology, but somehow missed science class.” 

 

Obama did flub the line a bit, mistakenly referring to Akin as “Senator.”

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