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Dear Members and Constituents,

While the presidential debate raised the level of political discussion this week, the discourse in political commercials has fallen to new lows, making me want to ObaMitt… (smirk). This week, I figured I’d try to focus my attention outside this country for a bit, re-writing some global headlines. Here are a few that came to mind:
  • Those turkeys in the Syrian government did some serious damage in Turkey
  • A currency trader, labeled a traitor in Iran, confessed “I ran from the police to save my life” (amidst all the demonstrators in Tehran)
  • Greasy protesters in Greece suspect Angela Merkel is not a visiting Angel of Mercy
  • Hating NGOs in Haiti are competing to provide enriched peanut butter to peasants making peanuts
I realize some of you may be grateful most news editors aren’t this cheesy. Well, neither are our donuts (I’ve read the ingredients and I can assure you there is no cheese). They’ve been at my desk since early this morning courtesy of returning Friday donut club member Amanda Tierney. So grab one and start making headlines of your own.
Happy Friday!

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