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Sen. Carl Levin might like pie, but surely not served this way. The Michigan Democrat was listening to a question at constituent meeting in the town of Big Rapids on Monday when a woman struck him in the face with a pie.

Ahlam M. Mohsen, 22, of Coldwater, Mich., will be arraigned Tuesday, the AP reports, after being held without bond on a felony charge of stalking and misdemeanor counts of assault and disorderly conduct.

Mohsen told the Big Rapids Pioneer she hoped "to send a message that liberals and Democrats are just as implicated in the violence [of war] as the Republicans."

Big Rapids is located 150 miles northwest of Detroit.

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erikjupiter

I spend the summer months in northwest Michigan and all I can say is that the politicians in this state deserve every pie aimed at them.

August 17 2010 at 7:56 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
glendaaparis

Of course it was wrong, but, isn't your "little voice" saying "I'd like to have seen that!". Hope it was a banana caramel pie. Reminds me of Soupy Sales.

August 17 2010 at 5:22 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
tnickerson08

Did you notice that there is no picture? When George Bush had shoes trown at him it made National news.

August 17 2010 at 5:14 PM Report abuse +5 rate up rate down Reply
Kenneth

Throwing the pie was wrong. You have to give the woman credit she got a strong message across. Maybe this is what all the democrats in Washington need to get their attention since they refuse to listen.

August 17 2010 at 3:51 PM Report abuse +9 rate up rate down Reply
stheel4

I talked to Carl last summer and he told me he was for Government Care , Illegal Alien Amnesty and a National VAT tax that he was helping create plans for. Neither him or Debbie Stabenow held Town Halls for good reason.

August 17 2010 at 3:02 PM Report abuse +8 rate up rate down Reply
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muffin83e

I wrote to him and got a written reply with the same answers. When he runs for re-election we need to make sure he goes. Debbie Stabenow is even worse about her positions; does not answer her letters or e-mail on the Obama Care issue.

August 17 2010 at 5:12 PM Report abuse +6 rate up rate down Reply
pkatcher

I guess this woman lacks the ability to create a legitimate conversation..SHE "hates" the violence BUT it is ok if it is apie in the face? STILL violence!!!

August 17 2010 at 12:17 PM Report abuse -3 rate up rate down Reply
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mojobujak

Don't care for Levin, but less for this nonsense - what a jerk to do that to someone.

August 17 2010 at 12:51 PM Report abuse +6 rate up rate down Reply
Tetas

I understand hating politicians, but her reasoning doesn't make sense. bush was going to send troops regardless of Congress's "approval" as he stated often. This was allowed after Bush Sr. started the first Gulf action without a congressional declaration of war (that only Congress can do). I remember lots of court battles back then.

August 17 2010 at 12:12 PM Report abuse -10 rate up rate down Reply
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truthforfreedom

Your comment doesn't make sense. This woman threw a pie because she thinks the war is wrong. She doesn't care if you're republican or democrat. Bush got shoes thrown at him by someone, remember that?

August 17 2010 at 12:38 PM Report abuse +9 rate up rate down Reply
mojobujak

Bush 41 and Bush 43 are long gone - have anything relevant to the post?

August 17 2010 at 2:43 PM Report abuse +11 rate up rate down Reply

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