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Satirical mints poking fun at Obama pulled from UT bookstore

August 3rd, 2011 11:24 pm by Megan Boehnke

KNOXVILLE - Breath mints packaged in a tin can poking fun at President Barack Obama have been pulled from the shelves at the University of Tennessee bookstore after local legislator Joe Armstrong told store officials he was offended by the mints.

Armstrong, D-Knoxville, said he got a call from a student who had seen the satirical mints in the bookstore and was bothered by the depiction of the president.

The tin can reads: "This is change? Disappointmints."

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