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Today In Joe Walsh Says Stupid Things: Sandra Fluke Needs To "Get A Job" & Tammy Duckworth Only Cares About Outfits

By Amy Cavanaugh in News on Sep 9, 2012 6:00PM

Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh (left) and his Democratic opponent, Tammy Duckworth. (Official photos)
It's been about three weeks since our last post on Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL), which means the Congressman was well overdue for a ridiculous statement. Or two.

First, in a statement on his website, he mocked Democratic opponent Tammy Duckworth's speech at the Democratic National Convention.

“Ms. Duckworth has continued to show more interest in rubbing elbows with big name party insiders, then [SIC] staying home and tackling the tough issues facing voters in the district. It has become abundantly clear that at this point the only debate Ms. Duckworth is actually interested in having is which outfit she’ll be wearing for her big speech."

Then, at a campaign event in Addison, he turned to Sandra Fluke, who also gave a speech at the DNC.

“Think about this, a 31-32 year old law student who has been a student for life, who gets up there in front of a national audience and tells the American people, ‘I want America to pay for my contraceptives. You’re kidding me. Go get a job. Go get a job Sandra Fluke.”

Go get a new job, Joe Walsh.