Jeez, what just happened here?
Reporter Josh Scheinblum with a local Iowa TV station had just started an interview with Congressman Rod Blum, when, after only 1-1/2 minutes, Blum stormed out of the room.
The questions were simple, such as "Today you're having your first town hall meeting since January – what are you expecting?" and "Shouldn't all Iowans have a voice at the table?" But for some reason Blum was getting tenser and tenser. And then the question that made him snap: "Would you still take donations from a Republican?"
"I'm done...this is ridiculous," the fragile Congressman said.
The schoolchildren surrounding Blum were brought there per his request. Great role model, Blum!
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Please offer your theories in the comments. The only idea you are forbidden from mentioning is the one suggesting it's for hanging a gate.
This fence is so thin.
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Circa 1930s. Origin unknown. Use unknown.
Breast washer, c.1930s
Update: Our commenters solve the mystery. This is a French "breast enhancement" water massage device, and the whole ad is here (and here are similar ads. (Thanks, Daneyul!)
You can find out more by reading Quack!: Tales of Medical Fraud from the Museum of Questionable Medical Devices, described by Orangedesperado: "Many items to consider with the original ads and copy. Don't forget the prostate warmer which worked with the heat of a light bulb and was helpful for stimulating the center of the 'male brain'."
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