Experts Agree: Sen. Allen is a Pig

I’ve been a politics junkie since I was twelve and I’ve never in my life heard of such a blatant Senatorial amendment heist right in plain sight on the floor of the self-styled world’s greatest deliberative body:

George Allen STEALS an Amendment! Washington, DC — U.S. Senator George Allen today stole a Department of Defense appropriations amendment written, printed and prepared by Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill), and then announced the amendment as his own, moments before Durbin was prepared to introduce the amendment on the Senate floor.

I don’t think this will help Sen. Allen get re-elected.

Update (Sept. 6): If you have a very strong stomach, read Sen. Allen, Lose the Noose, a meditation on what nooses mean in Virginia, and what we can infer from the fact that the future Senator chose to hang up a noose as a decoration in his law office.

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2 Responses to Experts Agree: Sen. Allen is a Pig

  1. Adam says:

    Its a good thing government work is copyright free! 🙂

  2. BroD` says:

    Yes, he’s a pig but I don’t see how the stolen amendment episode is going to have much impact on the election.

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