Company makes breath mints in honor of Tennessee lawmaker

1:43 PM, Aug 6, 2011   |    comments
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A Tennessee lawmaker now has a package of breath mints in his honor, after he complained about some satirical mints sold at the University of Tennessee bookstore.

The minds have received national attention following an article in Thursday's News Sentinel.

The reported that the UT Bookstore removed breath mints that parody President Obama from it's shelves after a complaint from state representative Joe Armstrong.

According to the facebook page of The Unemployed Philosophers Guild which makes the mints, the product became so popular since the UT incident, that they can't keep up with demand.

They are currently sold out, and hope to have more in two to three weeks.

In the meantime the company has created a mint in Representative Armstrong's honor, naming them "Joe Armstrong's Strong Arm Censored" mints.

The Unemployed Philosopher's Guild website is currently selling about 30 different satirical breath mints packages that poke fun at a range of people and events.

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