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As if I didn't have enough reason to be rather reluctant to admit I'm from Indiana, I now have a whole new reason, care of GOP Congressional candidate Tony Zirkle. Jeff at State of the Day points to what he aptly describes as "one of the most astoundingly jaw-dropping interviews I have ever seen" in the South Bend Tribune, which is headlined--I kid you not--"Candidate proposes chopping block for 'porn-pimps.'"

Republican 2nd District congressional candidate Tony Zirkle has proposed a four-stage approach to stopping sex- related crimes such as child pornography, rape, sexual slavery and human trafficking.
Stage 4 contemplates the reintroduction of the guillotine and lynch mob into the criminal justice process, although Zirkle said in an interview that he is taking that position "to stimulate debate."
Oh. Well, all right then.

The funny thing is that Indiana's 2nd district, in which Zirkle is running, is already represented by Republican Chris Chocola, who's not exactly a RINO. He's able to boast a 0% rating from NARAL and a 92% rating from the Christian Coalition, probably because he votes for things like the Marriage Protection Amendment. Whatever.

Jeff's got some more fun excerpts from Zirkle's website, if you need a laugh or have the urge to purge.

(State of the Day)

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