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Maryland Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ben Jealous clearly does not like being called a socialist.

On Wednesday, the former NAACP chief was asked at a news conference whether he identified with the term “socialist,” as his political opponent, Gov. Larry Hogan (R), has labeled him.

“Are you f—ing kidding me?” Jealous responded, visibly surprising some of the Democratic elected officials who had gathered to endorse him.

His use of the curse word immediately began rebounding on Twitter and in Maryland political circles.

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