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Congressman Steve King attempts to reclaim the wingnut spotlight


Prachi Gupta
August 23, 2012 5:37PM (UTC)

In a recent town hall, Rep. Steve King issued a warning to Iowa's college students:  Stay away from multicultural organizations because they are actually just "people that feel sorry for themselves," and therefore are a form of the proletariat that want to "overthrow the establishment."  Is King jealous that his buddy Rep. Todd Akin has been getting all the attention?

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Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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