It is so wonderful to see civilians getting involved in the political process.

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On Thursday’s edition of C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, host John McArdle interviewed Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) about a year-end spending bill in the state. (Brat is best known for defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in 2014).

A Democrat from Utah named “Glen” called in with two questions for the congressman:

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“My question is, we’re spending all this money, where are we getting the money from? And my second question is if I can shit in your mouth?”

McArdle apologized to Brat, noting that “We don’t take that kind of language here on the Washington Journal.” Sadly, neither of the caller’s questions was answered.


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