And the very, very ugly! Rep. Matt Salmon! The Republican Congressman from Arizona stopped by the San Tan Charter School in Gilbert, Arizona to speak to 2nd and 3rd graders. Parents expected him to talk about how bills become laws - a topic that for years has been capably taught by "School House Rock." But Salmon decided to update the lesson a bit. By using the international agreement to prevent Iran from getting a bomb as an example of how vetoes work. "Do you know what a nuclear weapon is?" he asked the kids - "Do you know that there are schools that train children your age to be suicide bombers"
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