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Levin: What Kind of Commander-in-Chief Would Nominate Chuck Hagel?

Usurped Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 5:37 PM
Herman, what's your position on acid baths for women who disobey their husbands or 'dishonor' their family? What's your position on the custom of stoning women for being raped? What's your position on burning to death female school children in their classrooms? Just curious I've yet to read your position on just these few items, there are hundreds more to come. School me fool.

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