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July 3, 2015

#FlipaDistrict Lights a Fire Under Peeved Constituents

Comedian Bill Maher isn’t the only one cracking wise about cleaning house on Capitol Hill.

Now that his “Flip a District” campaign is officially under way, “Real Time” viewers have begun firing off videos denouncing the lawmakers they’d most like to see shown the door.

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The candidates for early retirement profiled on the latest episode of Maher’s HBO show include:

Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas

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“Bill Maher, as one pot smoking atheist to another, I hope you’re not full of s— with this flip a district plan,” the plaintiff pleaded.

Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio (2 votes)

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“There’s really only one choice for your ‘hashtag’ flip a district.”

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“Mr. John Boehner’s district. Imagine that.”

Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla.

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“Please help Jacksonville and flip our district.”

Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga.

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Paul Broun. This f—— guy, dude.”

Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y.

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“Please help me flip Queens congressional district 6 from Grace Meng.”

Rep. Jim Gerlach, R-Pa.

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“Can you please help us swing the 6th congressional district of Pennsylvania? Thank you.”

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn.

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“Our representative, Chuck Fleischmann, is a complete empty suit.”

Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif.

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“Republican representative Doug LaMalfa.”

Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas

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“My congressman is Steve Stockman and, uhh, I would like you to get the district flipped.”

To wit, the anti-Stockman crusader coughed up this little gem:

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Good to know Maher has successfully smoked out the cannabis crowd.

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