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There’s rarely a shortage of goofballs seeking public office, and this year was not different. Most but not all fail and slink quietly back into their own little worlds. Alas, newly-elected Congressman Denver Riggleman fits into the “but not all” category. As the AP reports, Riggleman won his Virginia race to represent the Old Dominion’s 5th District in spite of his opponent labeling him a “devotee of Bigfoot erotica.” The reference was to a book Riggleman wrote titled “The Mating Habits of Bigfoot and Why Women Want Him.” Riggleman said it was meant as a joke, which must have sufficed with voters, who gave him an easy win.