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The Arrested Development of Rep. Matt Rosendale

The term “arrested development” refers to the stoppage of physical, emotional, or mental development before reaching adulthood. It can also mean a form of a mental disorder comprising mental impairment, resulting in a lack of intelligence. Children begin to usually understand the word “no” sometime between the age of six to 14 months. And they often begin to use the word “no” between the ages of three and four as a way to control their own destiny and make their own decisions.

In young children, saying “no” is a normal, healthy way for them to feel as though they have some control. But when an...


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