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Fox News Institutes Virtual Blackout Of Todd Akin’s ‘Legitimate Rape’ Comments

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Fox News is following its well established pattern of underreporting stories that don’t appeal to its conservative base, instituting a virtual blackout of Rep. Todd Akin’s (R-MO) controversial — and widely condemned — comments about “legitimate rape.”

Fox News has has a long history of offering slim coverage to stories that could disappoint conservatives including, the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and passage of New York’s historic same-sex marriage law.

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