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Public officials w/Foot in Mouth Disease

My little character, FIMM (Foot in Mouth Man) is funny, but when you have politicians trying to set policy, you need to expect a bit more care when they speak. After all, they are using these facts or arguments in order to pass laws that affect the American people. Unfortunately, there is an epidemic of Foot in Mouth Disease among our public officials these days.  Some of them simply don't think before they speak and others just don't seem to have a firm grasp of the facts. Here is Democrat, Peggy West, Milwaukee County Supervisor sharing her thoughts on the Arizona immigration issue.  Um...Ms. West.  You might want to look at that map again. Here is Democrat, Paul Kanjorski, Congressman...

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