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By Jason Dick Posted at 2:38 p.m. on July 25, 2013
When is a cantaloupe no longer a cantaloupe? When Rep. Steve King uses it to describe the calves of underweight, drug-running border crossers.
We at HOH racked our brains to figure out where the Iowa Republican might have come up with such a fruity simile.
And, as frequently happens, the road led us to Quentin Tarantino, specifically the Tarantino-scripted “True Romance” and its epic stare-down between Dennis Hopper and Christopher Walken.
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