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Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-14-11 03:45 PM
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13. Gov. to critics of MLK no-shows: 'Kiss my butt'
Source: Associated Press

Gov. to critics of MLK no-shows: 'Kiss my butt'
By CLARKE CANFIELD
The Associated Press
Friday, January 14, 2011; 1:50 PM

PORTLAND, Maine -- Maine's governor is telling critics to "kiss my butt" over his decision not to attend the state NAACP's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations this weekend.

Gov. Paul LePage declined invitations to attend a dinner in Portland on Sunday night and a breakfast in Orono on Monday because of prior commitments.

The NAACP's state director said the group felt it was being neglected by the new governor, a Republican elected in November with tea party support.

When asked by a reporter Friday to respond, LePage said: "Tell them to kiss my butt."




Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/20...







Gov. Paul LePage
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