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GOP Rep Terrifies Kids With Tales Of Iranian Suicide Bombers, Nukes

What should have been a nice civics lesson turned into trauma for the kids.
GOP Rep Terrifies Kids With Tales Of Iranian Suicide Bombers, Nukes

If I were the parent of one of these kids, I'd be organizing right now to make sure that guy never sees the halls of Congress again after 2016, much less the halls of an elementary school. Terrorizing second and third graders with lies about Iran really does go too far.

That fear, according to Campbell, was spawned by something Salmon said during a presentation he made Thursday about how bills become laws. The audience? Second- and third-graders at San Tan Charter School.

Campbell said the lesson took a dark turn when it came time to talk about vetoes.

"The congressman chose to give an example of the current situation in Iran, and made some inappropriate comments about 'Do you know what a nuclear weapon is? Do you know that there are schools that train children your age to be suicide bombers?'" Campbell said.

He and other parents were shocked. He said he had to console his young daughter.

"After school my daughter was very concerned and said to me she actually didn't even know what suicide was and was very afraid," he explained.

Watch the report, via KPHO:

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