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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-19-07 08:14 AM
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America c'est bizarre: Larry Craig stall in MSP bathroom a tourist attraction....
:freak:


from the BBC:


Larry Craig toilet 'tourist site'

Larry Craig now says his guilty plea was a mistake
The Minneapolis airport toilet where US senator Larry Craig was arrested for allegedly soliciting gay sex is now attracting tourists, say airport staff.


"People are taking pictures," Karen Evans, an information officer at Minneapolis-St Paul international airport, told Associated Press.

Mr Craig, a Republican from Idaho, pleaded guilty in August to disorderly conduct over the toilet incident.

He now says the plea was a mistake and is trying to have it withdrawn.

Depending on the outcome of the case, Mr Craig may reverse his earlier decision to resign by the end of September.

'Actions misconstrued'

Mr Craig was arrested on 11 June by an undercover airport police officer.

Now it seems that tourists passing through the airport cannot resist the temptation to have a look at the scene.

"We had to just stop and check out the bathroom," said Sally Westby of Minneapolis, on her way to Guatemala with her husband Jon. .....(more)

The complete piece is at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6998619.stm


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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-19-07 08:17 AM
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1. PHOTO: "Oh, look at the souvenir shop, Martha!"
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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-19-07 08:19 AM
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3. LOL....
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-19-07 08:18 AM
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2. Tour guides, soft drinks, hot dogs, its a freak show....
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Bluebear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-19-07 08:21 AM
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4. "And on your left....come on, folks, please keep up with us, there will be time for photos later."
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-19-07 08:34 AM
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5. This Larry guy was one of the GOPs greatest and brightest? OMG....
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lateo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-19-07 08:49 AM
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6. Larry Craig gives new meaning to the phrase "fruit by the foot".
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