“If you actually go back and look at the remarks closely, you’ll see that what I was actually trying to convey in my statement was that (1) I am a big fucking idiot, (2) I am a nauseating slug of a human being who doesn’t deserve to live, and (3) I am essentially everything that’s wrong with this country and with humanity in general. Honestly, that’s all I was trying to get across there. It was a simple misunderstanding, really,” – Todd Akin to the Onion.