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09/27/2012

Video: Completely other state's Gov. warns Iowa about government 'meddling'; irony dies

by Jeremy Hooper

Since there apparently isn't a "culture war" (non)issue big enough to exploit in his own state, Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) traveled to Iowa yesterday to tell its residents to oust a judge who did nothing more than decide—along with a unanimous panel of colleagues, many of them Republican appointed—that marriage equality was constitutionally sound. A clip:

Then again, I guess this so-called "Iowa For Freedom" team had to import another state's governor. After all, the man who wrote the marriage equality opinion, Mark Cady, was an appointee of Iowa's current (and past) governor, conservative Republican Terry Branstad.

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