You're a smart cookie; you'll figure out what massive message gaffe Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) has made even before MSNBC reporter Dan Abrams points it out.
C'mon, Jack, this is Messaging for Dummies, here. If you're going to say someone's got bad breath, you'd better use Listerine before opening your yap.
But before we pile too much on Kingston, be sure not to miss Abrams' great profession of patriotism when Kingston presses him on his own lapel flag-wearing habits:
I've worn one I think once in my life ... for something.Maybe for a few minutes after the 9/11 attacks, Dan, before America got safe again?
Hat-tip: TPM via the Token Dem