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Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa)
Those eyes... those cold, dead eyes...
During Tuesday's debate with Democratic opponent Christie Vilsack, some viewers noticed something odd about Iowa Rep. Steve King's hands. No, not the part where he used them to strangle a puppy—that part is normal. But the apparent writing on them. Well, not to worry:
“The congressman’s got a habit of writing things on his hand. He does it when he’s on the House floor, he does it when he’s campaigning, he does it when he’s with constituents," [King spokesman Jimmy Centers] said. "Tuesday he was at the Romney rally in Van Meter, he visited his mother in the nursing home, and then his wife reminded him to smile and he drew a smiley face on his finger.”

“If he doesn’t wash his hands good enough, he probably has notes from yesterday," Centers added.

Cut him some slack. How's a guy supposed to remember important Congress things, like which are the good kind of light bulbs, and which are the communist light bulbs? I hear tell he once went an entire summer with the phrase "punching people: not cool" written on his left palm.

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