There are so many contenders for dumbest thing in the past few days, we hardly know where to start. How about with people whose salaries are paid by taxpayers completely wasting everyone’s time by proposing pointless, unconstitutional legislation.
South Carolina state legislator Mike Pitts, who has presumably never read the Consitution, has proposed a bill to outlaw federal currency in South Carolina, essentially returning the state to a barter system anchored by silver and gold.
Florida Rep. Charles van Zant wants to make all abortions illegal everywhere, which a representative from a bumfuck district in a backwater state could totally do!
Utah does not appreciate having to have a Martin Luther King Day, and if they have to celebrate it, they would like very much to also celebrate the life of Samuel Browning, who made lots of guns, guns being among the many, many things that people from Utah like more than black people. (See also: ALMOST EVERYTHING)
But hey, at least everybody was classy enough not to say anything astonishingly ignorant and offensive to families of disabled children everywhere…
Oh, goddammit Virginia! Why must you insist on fucking up everything!