Leno: Republicans Should 'Bring in Comcast' to 'Get Rid of Congressman Akin'

NBC Tonight Show host Jay Leno had a suggestion Wednesday for how the Republicans can get Missouri Congressman Todd Akin out of the Senate race for comments he recently made concerning rape.

"Bring in Comcast - they'll get him out of there” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Early in his opening monologue, Leno said, “Even though he's vowing to stay in the race, Republican Party officials are putting tremendous pressure on Congressman Akin to quit the Senate race after his stupid comments where he said that women could not get pregnant if they were ‘legitimately raped.’ That's what he said. He said he won't quit, and the Republicans say they have no idea how to get rid of him. You know what I say? Bring in Comcast - they'll get him out of there.”

Leno of course was joking about recent layoffs at the Tonight Show that have forced him to take a pay cut in order to save some of his staff.

On Monday he joked about finding a peacock's head in his bed.

Noel Sheppard
Noel Sheppard
Noel Sheppard, Associate Editor of NewsBusters, passed away in March of 2014.