In an interview with The Daily Beast on Monday, akin acknowledged that he choose his words poorly.
akin is hoping he can capitalize on grassroots anger with Republican leadership.
Meanwhile, Republicans who recognize how toxic the akin claim is to the party brand have rushed to denounce him.
Since some passages of the book have emerged online, even Republicans have run away from akin.
The akin fiasco could not have been more poorly timed for Republicans.
Pleasure is of the first, wisdom or knowledge of the third class, while reason or mind is akin to the fourth or highest.
But the time had passed when my affections and those of my master were akin.
We see something in it akin to the trick of the rhetorician, who seeks to hide poverty of thought under glittering phrases.
Or that his nature, being such as we have delineated, is akin to the highest good?
The impulses are akin, and the crime of suicide lies rather in its disregard for the feelings of those whom we leave behind.