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ACORN whistle-blower on Akin-gate: Women ‘are the new pawns in this political game’

Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) employee-turned-whistle-blower Anita Moncrief told The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas that the current fight over Missouri Republican Rep. Todd Akin’s comments about “legitimate rape” is an example of false outrage that harms women.

“There’s a double standard that exists for Democrats and other parties,” she said. “It’s a Saul Alinsky tactic. … So every time there’s an instance where something happens, they are going to make us live up to our own rule book — which means, ‘OK, you’ve got to step down, you’ve gotta resign, you’ve gotta do this and that.’”

“But since the Democrats don’t consider that to be part of their rulebook there’s no reason for them to think anything of [the late Sen. Ted] Kennedy being a murderer, or Bill Clinton being accused of rape and other stuff. To them it doesn’t matter because they don’t have any moral authority, they don’t have any moral high ground, they never pretended to have any values.”

And Democrats’ claims that Republicans are waging a “war on women,” Moncrief said, are the latest replacement for the time-worn “race card.”

“The ‘war on women’ is just another extension of the race card. When you cannot control the narrative, you have to think of a way to attack. … If it’s not them [women] it’s black people. Women should be offended that they are the new pawns in this political game.”

The rest of Anita Moncrief’s eye-opening interview will be online Monday morning, only at The Daily Caller.

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