The Rachel Maddow Show
| August 20, 2012
Anti-abortion extremists mainstreamed to GOP leadership
Rachel Maddow traces the recent history of Republican politicians making arguments about the legitimacy of rape victims' rights and shows that extreme positions are no longer contained in the party's fringe but have been elevated to the top of the Republican ticket with the selection of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's running mate. Frank Rich, writer-at-large for New York Magazine, joins for analysis.