It is difficult not to feel sorry for Dr. Annette Bosworth. First, on Tuesday night, the Teabagging Republican candidate lost her bid to become the next U.S. Senator from South Dakota. Additionally, she was informed of the bad news live on Megyn Kelly’s show The Kelly File in a painfully awkward interview. Then, on Wednesday morning she turned herself into the Minnehaha County Jail after a warrant for her arrest was issued by authorities. She is being charged with perjury by South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, a fellow Republican, following allegations that she claimed to have circulated nominating petitions while she was in the Philippines with her husband.
Last week, Bosworth admitted to being abroad on January 7th, but claimed she did nothing wrong by allowing her sister to sign the nominating petition:
[box type=”shadow”]“Did my sister sign the petition while I was in the Philippines? Yes, she did. Did I sign that I know her, and that I affirmed that was her signature? Yes, I did. Did I know the people that signed the petition? Yes. Are they South Dakotans? Yes. Do they support me? Yes.”[/box]
Nothing to see here, keep moving along now. Before you shed any tears over the good doctor’s disappointing showing, you may recall that this is the same Dr. Bosworth that recently compared food stamp recipients to wild animals. She also heldd a bizarre press conference last week, while standing in a room full of spray-painted profanities to complain about mean things people said about her on the internet.