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Rick Santorum scolds boy for using pink bowling ball

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Hey guys, Rick Santorum said something silly again! At some kind of bowling event, Santorum told a young boy, "You're not gonna use that pink ball. We're not gonna let you do that. Not on camera." Santorum then stole the brilliant joke "friends don't let friends use pink balls" from AP reporter Phil Elliott, kind of like when you say a joke too quietly and then your friend says it louder and everyone laughs and you shake your fist at the heavens. 

Of course, people didn't like this. The Human Rights Campaign said “This is another example of Rick Santorum intentionally making ignorant statements that have a real impact on LGBT people." Yeah, it was a dumb thing to say, but did this have a real impact on LGBT people? It was just a dumb guy being dumb. I don't think there's anyone out there whose confidence weighs on the balance of Rick Santorum's color choices; everyone knows he's a big, simple, ignorant bigot. We don't need to prove he's a homophobe. He's proud of it, and the voters who like him already know that. 

Oh, and I feel like a joke about Rick Santorum needlessly enforcing his antiquated beliefs onto other people's balls is kind of required for this story. Could you guys just make them in the comments?