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Must be something in the water
Tea Partiers insist that government fluoridation of water is making people stupid — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation
Fluoride and tooth decay Ian Hooton/Science Photo Library/Corbis
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inellas County, Fla., will stop adding fluoride to its drinking water after complaints by anti-government activists. Dentists protested the decision, arguing that fluoridation has dramatically lowered tooth-decay rates across the U.S., but Tea Party activists said it was part of a plot by "the world government to keep people stupid."

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