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It was a veritable sideshow shooting gallery of Republican jerks today, which made it a perfect day for an extended visit from Armando. There's one-time billionaire and now just mega-millionaire David Siegel and his crazy-ass, plagiarized email threatening to fire employees if Obama wins reelection. West Virginia Senate candidate John Raese, who just up and decided a river needed to be diverted and have a waterfall in it because he wanted one, but construction permits were terrorism, so screw 'em, just do it. Utah Representative Jason Chaffetz, whose registered no recognition at all when his empty-headed reliance on scripted talking points was lampooned before his very eyes by Soledad O'Brien on CNN. The new just-say-whatever strategy coming out of the Romney campaign. And finally, newly-crowned King of the Sleazebags, Tennessee Congressman and (soon-to-be-former) doctor Rep. Scott DesJarlais, revealed by his own tape recording to have knocked up one of his patients, then pressured her to have an abortion... before later running for office as a pro-life Teabagger.

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