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Terbolizard Disassociates with Hollywood Celeb DUIs

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Ted Terbolizard, a republican congressional candidate running for the 4th district (Northeastern California) in the June election, was arrested in Grass Valley over the weekend on suspicion of drunken driving. Normally, we would not report on a potential congressman who has not much to do in Los Angeles. Beside his name being Terbolizard (we love it), that he is a fervent Ron Paul fan and the fact that he actually blogs and loves the arts, he gets one of those "politicians say the darndest things" awards after his defense of the recent arrest. Courtesy of the Sacremento Bee's Capitol Alert blog via the candidate's blog:

"It's not like the sort of Lindsay Lohan story or Nicole Ritchie (sic) story where I was driving 5 mph the wrong way on the freeway with the doors open and a car full of narcotics, it was absolutley (sic) nothing like that; no car crash or anything." [Capitol Alert]

Heh, "...with doors open and a car full of narcotics." Classic. He was later quoted saying “The press will have a hard time ignoring this.” We almost did ignore it until he brought Hollywood in. And as one commenter on his blog said, we're "glad you are alright and hope you can learn from this.” At this point, that's what is important.