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Washington GOP Senate Candidate to Reporter on Todd Akin: "Go F--k Yourself," There's a War in Afghanistan

A U.S. Senate candidate frustrated by the lack of focus on the war in Afghanistan apologized Tuesday for telling a reporter to "go f--- yourself" after an interview about beleaguered Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin.

Republican hopeful Michael Baumgartner told The Associated Press that the vulgar email was a personal note to Seattle-based political blog PubliCola. In the message, Baumgartner included a photo of someone who recently died in Afghanistan. The reporter, Josh Feit, later posted the photo and email comment on the site.

Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Read full article. (link)

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