11/26/2010 10:34 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Todd Akin: Pilgrims Came To America With The Idea 'Unbiblical' Socialism 'Wasn't Going To Work'

To mark this holiday, Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) took to the floor of the House of Representatives on Tuesday to explain its history. At one point, he opined, "It might be helpful to think back and say there's more to Thanksgiving than the Pilgrims." He explained that they were "a group of people who were willing to change the system, to think of different ideas."

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