Senator Orrin Hatch Trying Way Too Hard

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Senator Orrin Hatch, the highly respected six-term Utah Republican who's likely to face a primary challenge from the tea party in 2012, on Friday called the health-care reform legislation "a one-size-fits-all federal government dumb-ass program" and "an awful piece of crap." Okay, okay, we get it, you're hard-core. [Utah Statesman]