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At a sporting event in Kuwait, the coordinators accidentally played a fake version of the Kazakh national anthem from the film Borat. They just can't seem to get it right, can they?

Via KIVI-TV
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Republican state Rep. Vito Barbieri appeared to be schooled on female genitalia Monday during a committee meeting about a bill that would restrict how women get abortion-inducing drugs.

In the clip he seems to be bit confused about how vaginas work. Fortunately, There’s a Swedish children’s song that might help him out.

Dr. Julie Madsen was in the middle of her testimony discussing colonoscopies via pill camera, when Barbieri posed his unusual question.

“Can this same procedure then be done in a pregnancy? Swallowing a camera and helping the doctor determine what the situation is?” he asked.

Madsen was very polite in her response, noting that pills don’t typically end up in one’s v@gina.

In follow-up interviews, however, Berbieri clarifies that he was just being “rhetorical’ and that he probably could have made that more clear. You think?

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The Clinton camp surely fired that staffer after this kid botched the softball question he was supposed to lob up for Hillary. 

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Via Daily Kos
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Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges came under seriously ridiculous racially-charged scrutiny this week when local police chastised her for making this gesture with a young man involved with a Twin Cities charity. As you can see in this video, the hand sign was clearly the result of an awkward "how do I pose" sort of moment. Local TV station KSPT had another story: That the mayor was intentionally making a "gang sign" with the volunteer, a former felon.



The other twist in the story? Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau was just off camera during that entire photo shoot, on the far left here:



Something seems fishy here, beyond mere ignorance and hasty sensationalized news reporting. The best response so far has come from the mayor's husband, Greg Cunningham: