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The Potato/Cake/Violence Connection

By on 3.31.06 | 11:53AM

In her official statement on the confrontation she had with a police officer last week, Cynthia McKinney contended, "Throughout my tenure in Congress, I seem to evoke memory loss, especially from certain police officers who claim not to be able to recognize my face while I go to work everyday, representing the people of Georgia's 4th Congressional District."

Recent Reason hire Dave Weigel, however, has put forward a theory for this "memory loss" outside of racial profiling: A potato-and-cake diet. Check out the pictoral evidence here.

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