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10 remarkably stupid comments from the right on the shutdown and Obamacare

1. Tex. Gov. Rick Perry: Implementing Affordable Healthcare is a Criminal Act

“If this heath care law is forced upon this country, the young men and women in this audience are the ones who are really going to pay the price. And that, I suggest to you, reaches the point of being a felony toward them and their future. That is a criminal act, from my perspective.”

The Lone-Star Gov. may need a wee bit of schooling in criminal law.

2. Betsy McCaughey, conservative “thinker”: Obama Wants Your Sexual History

The so-called Liberty Belle wrote in a column for the New York Post: “Are you sexually active? If so, with one partner, multiple partners or same-sex partners?’ Be ready to answer those questions and more next time you go to the doctor.”

Someone needs to tell her that that is what doctors do. Already. And that, yeah, sexual history is part of health care.

3. Sen. Mitch McConnell, Kentucky: “The president is more than willing to negotiate with the Iranians. I don’t know why he isn’t willing to negotiate with us.”

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