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Here’s a Headline You Don’t See Every Day

Written By: Mike Antonucci - Dec• 20•12

Reviving Idaho’s Luna laws would spark third recall effort, says twice-failed comedian

The placement of the adjective “twice-failed” is a bit misleading, since it refers to two failed efforts to recall Idaho Gov. Butch Otter and┬áSuperintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna after they enacted several education laws that have since been overturned in referenda.

However, the failed recall efforts were led by a Boise stand-up comic, Pete Peterson, who is putting together a new recall committee on the off-chance the governor and superintendent will attempt to revive their signature laws. Peterson said he will be hosting a campaign kickoff Dec. 27 at Liquid Laughs, a Boise comedy club. He is not the headliner. Watch this amateur video of his act and you’ll see why he got into politics.

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