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Port: Rep. Rick Becker responds to meme controversy, calls his critics 'hypersensitive'

File photo of Rep. Rick Becker, R-Bismarck. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune

State Rep. Rick Becker was the target of criticism this weekend after posting an internet meme using the “drop the soap in the shower” joke to make a point about limited government.

Becker, though, is unapologetic and has even turned the controversy into a fundraising opportunity. He’s raised over $500 so far as of the time of this posting.

Here’s the posting if you haven’t seen it:

Many have condemned the post, with some calling for a boycott of Rep. Becker’s businesses and others calling on him to resign his elected position.

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