[VIDEO] McCaskill Ad Finally Hits Akin for "Legitimate Rape" Comment

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Now that Congressman Todd Akin has let the final dropout deadline pass, he's definitely in it to win it -- and his opponent, incumbent Senator Claire McCaskill, clearly no longer fears mentioning his "legitimate rape" gaffe for fear he'll bow out and cede to a more formidable GOP contender.

Hence her new ad. Yet she doesn't exactly come out swinging on the topic, frankly.

Watch the full ad below.

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