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I am a New Hampshire state legislator, and I will make this diary short because we have a "session day" today.  One of our colleagues made some extraordinarily distasteful remarks about the Boston marathon bombings.

I almost feel bad for Stella Tremblay, because we sat next to each other for two years while serving on the now-defunct petitions and redress committee.  She was good company and she was a hard-working legislator, even though she occasionally made a strange pronouncement or two.  She seemed pretty average until a few weeks ago...

I was part of her first fifteen minutes of fame: I argued the other side of the friendly debate when she introduced a strange bill about the socalled "Original 13th Amendment."  But that incident was nothing compared to the recent uproar over her Boston marathon bombing remarks, which has turned into an very long hour of fame.  I know from personal experience that these furores usually die down two or three days after you shut up.  I was hoping she had finally shut up, but Monday she spoke up again and doubled down on the whacky rhetoric on Infowars madman Alex Jones's daily "Nightly News" show.  I am absolutely not endorsing anything anyone says on this video:

Originally posted to TimothyHorrigan on Wed May 08, 2013 at 04:02 AM PDT.

Also republished by Take New Hampshire Forward!.

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