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Posted: January 4, 2013 at 2:23 a.m.

Luciane Glesse, a Brazilian judge, wants prosecutors to levy a $250 fine against Passa Sete Mayor Vaderlei Batista, who rode a donkey to his inauguration to needle an opponent who reportedly referred to him as a “burro” in a debate, contending that Batista ignored a restraining order barring any further satirical donkey business in local politics.

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