Mourdock’s mess not just a one-day story

Steve Benen writes on The Maddow Blog: “[President] Obama seemed to summarize the thoughts of many when he said, ‘I don’t know how these guys come up with these ideas.’ It wasn’t long before the president connected the controversy to the bigger picture: ‘…this is exactly why you don’t want a bunch of politicians — mostly male — making decisions about women’s health care decisions.'”