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Boner Candidates for January 26, 2015

Boner Candidate #1: HOW CAN YOU SAY THIS IS RACIAL PROFILING

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The idea originated on a closed Facebook group for Lutheran clergy, where pastors were discussing how North Miami Beach’s police department had been caught using mugshots of actual people for target practice. Let’s send in our own photos for target practice, the pastors decided. The target-practice story had come to light after National Guard Sgt. Valerie Deant saw bullet-riddled mugshots of black men at a police gun range. One photo was of Deant’s brother. Outrage followed in North Miami Beach and beyond as critics called for the police chief’s resignation.

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Boner Candidate #2: SHE WANTED TO BE SET ON FIRE

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A lawyer for Jaime Castano, the New York University student who was arraigned this week for allegedly setting his classmate on fire, told a judge that she didn’t think prosecutors would be able to prove that Castano’s victim wasn’t participating, the New York Daily News reports. According to the Daily News, Alyssa Gamliel, Castano’s attorney, argued that the sleeping 19-year-old woman to whom Castano sang as her mattress burned had been so drunk the night of the incident that she blacked out.

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Boner Candidate #3: I’M A STATE SENATOR AND WE HAVE PRIVILEGES

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Who says senators aren’t working hard behind the scenes? Kentucky Senator Brandon Smith is doing some deep ex officio digging these days. Unfortunately, the number one constituent Mr. Smith is looking to assist… is himself. The Kentucky senator, accused of drunk driving on the legislature’s very first opening day this month, invoked a law that dates back to the horse and carriage days. The long arm of the law simply may not be long enough in this case.

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