An Epic Week for Ass Clownery: Vote for Your Favorite Today!


There were just so many Ass Clowns this week.

You know the rules: Vote for the local yokel you think made the biggest ass of themselves in the news this week. And the nominees...

1. Donald Aten: The 42-year-old man from outside Belleville who police say was highly intoxicated when he broke into a garage last Saturday and stole a chainsaw. The police arrested Aten as he attempted to hitchhike down the road carrying the chainsaw.

2. Congressman Roy Blunt: The Republican from Missouri made news this week when he gave a speech to the Christian right organization Family Research Council in which he implied that Republicans were like colonial golfers and Democrats like monkeys.

3. State Rep. T.D. El-Amin: The Democrat from St. Louis resigned this week when he admitted soliciting and accepting a bribe from a gas station owner.

4. James Looney: The Imperial, Missouri, man who blew his brains out last Friday while attempting to teach his girlfriend a lesson in gun safety. Looney would show his girlfriend how the safety worked on his guns and then hold the weapons up to his head and ask her if the gun would go off. This teaching method worked well -- until it didn't.

5. Leon Pullen: The cop from the north county suburb of Uplands Park who the FBI charged this week with forcing a woman (referred to as "D.S.") to allow him to perform oral sex on her. Or as the FBI more accurately stated, Pullen "engaged in contact between his mouth and D.S.'s vulva, by using force against D.S."

6. Orlando Hadley: The St. Louis County man who allegedly infected his girlfriend (and possibly other women) with HIV by not telling her he carried the disease.

Vote after the jump!

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