After Rep. Todd Akin's remarks about rape, the Washington Post's Ruth Marcus posed a question: "Is it any wonder Americans hate politics?" Republicans, she says, reacted just strongly enough to serve their own interests. And Democrats, Marcus argues, do their own part by driving voter cynicism.
Akin's Remarks Highlight Political Cynicism
By editor • Aug 21, 2012
Originally published on August 21, 2012 1:55 pm