Mother of the year candidate gets her toddler a tattoo

An extremely disturbing video showing a mother physically restraining her crying toddler while he is seemingly given a tattoo has gone viral for all the wrong reasons. People across the globe are expressing outrage at the brazen act of what many are calling child abuse.

In the video, the toddler screams in agony as he is held down while one man draws the tattoo with a needle. At one point, the mother appears to say “mire, mire” — Spanish for “look.”

Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com. In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters. He writes a weekly column for several North Dakota newspapers, and also serves as a policy fellow for the North Dakota Policy Council.

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