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Mike Pence’s ‘Smoking Doesn’t Kill’ Remark Prompts Tombstone Selfies

Thanks to actress Hilary Swank, Donald Trump‘s V.P. pick Mike Pence is being reminded of something really idiotic he included in his 2000 campaign paraphernalia.

“Time for a quick reality check,” Pence wrote. “Despite the hysteria from the political class and the media, smoking doesn’t kill. In fact, 2 out of every three smokers does not die from a smoking related illness and 9 out of ten smokers do not contract lung cancer.”

Swank submitted the dark challenge to G.I.S.H.W.E.S. (Greatest International Scavenger Hunt World Has Ever Seen) involving Pence’s statement. The charity scavenger hunt is an annual event created by Misha Collins.

Swank’s instructions are as follows: “Take a picture of yourself in front of the tombstone of someone who died from a smoking-related disease. Tweet the image with, ‘Hey @Mike_Pence #quitblowingsmokeabouttobacco.’ Screenshot the post.”

See some examples below:

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