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Brody File Exclusive: Todd Akin Says 'Legitimate Rape' Comment Became A Spiritual Warfare Moment

Todd Akin, the former Congressman who angered the Republican establishment when he uttered the words, “legitimate rape” during his campaign for the Senate two years ago, tells The Brody File that during that time he felt a spiritual warfare battle going on saying, “I was protected but it seemed like there was this intense war between good and evil.”

Watch below and read the partial transcription below the video.

Todd Akin: I felt sort of peaceful, as though I was in a parachute. I sort of felt that on each side of me were these towering cumulus clouds. On the one side lightning and thunder of evil and the other side brilliant light of good and I sort of felt like I was literally on the front lines and evil and good were going at it all around me and I’m thinking, ‘how did I get here so fast? If you want a mental picture, sometimes you just have to think of a bizarre picture but that’s what it felt like. It was sort of I felt a sense of peace like I was protected but it seemed like there was this intense war between good and evil…

Akin stopped by our studios this afternoon to promote his new book out this week called, Firing Back: Taking on the Party Bosses and Media Elite to Protect Our Faith and Freedom.

More from the interview on our next Brody File show.

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