Akin's Concession: Rights Come From God, Not Gov't

Former Rep. Todd Akin is delivering perhaps the ugliest, most ungracious concession speech I’ve ever heard:

We believe that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness come from Almighty God, not almighty government… We believe that it’s inexcusable to betray fellow Americans to terrorists when they could have been rescued…

Class act, Todd.

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J.J. Goldberg

J.J. Goldberg

Jonathan Jeremy “J.J.” Goldberg is editor-at-large of the Forward, where he served as editor in chief for seven years (2000-2007).

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