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Mary Franson says election is about "jobs and the economy," spends all week talking about abortion and voter ID

Mary Franson's laser-like focus on jobs translates to non-stop Facebook posts about social issues.
Mary Franson's laser-like focus on jobs translates to non-stop Facebook posts about social issues.

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Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, makes it almost too easy to make fun to her. Then again, she is running for elected office.

On Sunday, Franson -- a lightning rod for comments she's made comparing food stamp recipients to wild animals and for characterizing Earth Day as a "Pagan holiday" -- took to Facebook to proclaim that this election cycle is all about jobs and the economy. She then spent this week posting almost nothing but tidbits about abortion and voter ID. Makes you wonder what her priorities really are, doesn't it?

Here's Franson's Sunday post:

Mary Franson says election is about "jobs and the economy," spends all week talking about abortion and voter ID

The next day, she followed that up with the first of many posts about voter ID...

Mary Franson says election is about "jobs and the economy," spends all week talking about abortion and voter ID

... with some pro-life and anti-gay posts mixed in for good measure:

Mary Franson says election is about "jobs and the economy," spends all week talking about abortion and voter ID
Mary Franson says election is about "jobs and the economy," spends all week talking about abortion and voter ID

Her followers were then blessed with tidbits about evil teacher strikes, Alliance for a Better Minnesota being union-loving abortion fiends, and words of wisdom from Ronald Reagan:

Mary Franson says election is about "jobs and the economy," spends all week talking about abortion and voter ID
Mary Franson says election is about "jobs and the economy," spends all week talking about abortion and voter ID
Mary Franson says election is about "jobs and the economy," spends all week talking about abortion and voter ID

In fairness, Franson did have one post that was at least indirectly related to jobs and the economy.

(Click to page two for more.)

 
She lauded a bill that would help Alexandria Technical and Community College expand its machining program:

Mary Franson says election is about "jobs and the economy," spends all week talking about abortion and voter ID

But her newfound focus was short-lived, as the next day she was taking shots at Obama and back to posting about cute and potentially-aborted little babies.

Mary Franson says election is about "jobs and the economy," spends all week talking about abortion and voter ID
Mary Franson says election is about "jobs and the economy," spends all week talking about abortion and voter ID

We'd almost certainly have more fun Franson social media tidbits to share with you, but after repeated foot-in-mouth tweets, she recently made the (probably savvy) decision to delete her Twitter during the campaign season. So we'll have to content ourselves with enjoying her laser-like focus on jobs and the economy via Facebook.


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