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Ray LaHood Backs Snooki-Busting Mayor of Newark

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Snooki Nation.

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood just wants you all to be safe out there on the roadways, Youngster-Americans, which is why he’s made teen sexting one of his top causes.

When Newark Mayor Cory Booker Twitter-busted Jersey Shore superstar Snooki for Tweeting the Koran while driving, LaHood gave props to the popular pol. Here’s how the federal government works with local governments to make us theoretically safer, which is almost “safer” and therefore almost not a waste of time. [Ray LaHood’s Twitter]

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Lauri works at the Chicago Reader, and also writes and makes art-pictures for Wonkette. Her creative projects—including a now-defunct blog about finding clothing in the trash and wearing it, and an exhibition of portraits of all 50 Chicago aldermen made by 50 different artists—have been featured by NBC's Today Show, the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, BUST Magazine, and other media outlets. She's written things for the Austin Chronicle, Texas Observer, In Pittsburgh Weekly, The Black Table, and other places, and taken photos for various nonprofits, bands, and publications. (She also has a law degree, for some reason.)

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