The Todd Akin situation is odd and growing weirder. He has bounced-back in the polls, and is now in a statistical dead heat with Claire McCaskle, the Democratic senator.
How do the REpublicans pull-back a candidate who won primary, and remains popular with the electorate? They can only withold funds until September 25, after which they will of course have to open their wallets. (that is last date to get a new Republican on the ballot.)
Mary Matlin said they have a good candidate ready-to-go, a woman whose name I forget, that they can run as an independent. Ya, right, that will work.