Unlike Mr. Akin, who appeared to be speaking extemporaneously when he said women's bodies know how to "shut down" pregnancies in cases of "legitimate rape," Mr. Marshall's comments aren't gaffes.
"The solution to me is really obvious; that is a constitutional amendment for a balanced budget," said Rep. W. Todd Akin, Missouri Republican. "I believe my constituents sent me here to solve a problem. I would go past Aug. 2 if I had to, because I feel like if we create some level of stress, which I don't like, it's maybe better to take that now before we've totally bankrupted this nation."
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