O’Donnell In 2003: ‘Yeah’ I’ll Stop The Country From Having Sex (VIDEO)

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September 24, 2010 10:22 a.m.
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Here’s yet another golden oldie from Christine O’Donnell. Back in 2003, when she was defiantly asked by a pro sex education campaigner whether she wanted to stop everyone from having sex, she defiantly answered right back: “Yeah.”

As Greg Sargent reports on some newly-unearthed video, of an appearance on Scarborough Country, O’Donnell debated Eric Nies of the Moment of Hope foundation about what to teach teenagers about sex — O’Donnell obviously for abstinence-only education, and Nies for encouraging condom use for teens who will have sex. (Fun fact: The panel also included Dr. Ruth!)

At one point, an exasperated Nies asked: “You’re going to stop the whole country from having sex?”

“Yeah. Yeah,” O’Donnnell said strongly, apparently attempting to continue her point particularly pertaining to teenagers, amidst a whole lot of crosstalk. “Come on. Young people take their cues–”

Nies shot back: “You’re living on a prayer if you think that’s going to happen.”

“That’s not true,” O’Donnell responded. “I’m a young woman in my thirties and I remain chaste. Come on. It’s unrealistic to think they’re just gonna do it anyway.”[TPM SLIDESHOW: Christine O’Donnell: Anti-Masturbation Crusader. Witchcraft Dabbler. Republican Senate Nominee.]

The TPM Poll Average gives Democratic nominee Chris Coons a lead of 55.0%-39.6%.

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