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Foley's postpartum depression



Satirist Andy Borowitz today: "Former Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla) held a press conference in Washington, D.C. today to offer yet another excuse for his inappropriate contact with congressional pages, telling reporters that his behavior was caused by an acute case of postpartum depression.

"..."Like millions of Americans, I suffered from postpartum depression," said the embattled congressman, choking back tears.  "Instead of seeking professional help, I self-medicated by sending instant messages to hot congressional pages." " Full column in comments.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:49pm]


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