America’s Studliest State Rep Lives in Olympia, WA

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State Representative Geoff Simpson of Olympia, Washington, has had it with chain emails from foot soldiers of the Christian Right. He’s read the Bible and he’s hitting back, and likely violating every rule he was taught in Staying In Office 101 in the process.

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