A follow-up to that crazy House of Reps smack-down between Reps Lee Terry and Jesse Jackson, Jr.:
It turns out it was actually the yelping of Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) that got Rep. Lee Terry all up in a lather. Of course, when Lee, thinking it was Jesse Jr. that was talking smack, approached the Kung-Fu master, Jackson decided to lay the real smack down. (An Innocent Man: Jackson Gets Apology Over Shouting Match – CQ Today – 8/3/07 – subscription required)
Now if Lee can’t take a skinny guy named Weiner, we don’t know who he can take…
New dad Scott Kleeb found time to leave his new family to attend a “Netroots Candidate Celebration” at the “Yearly Kos” convention of hot and bothered lefty bloggers in Chicago. (And only the lefties could “celebrate” a guy who lost by 10%…)
And finally, Senator Chuck Hagel ventured out of the Senate Thursday night to attend the book tour kick-off for his good buddy, and running-mate in theory, Senator Joe Biden (D-DE). (Biden’s Buddy Hagel: Um, Which Party Is Mine? – Washington Post 8/3/07)
As Chuck looked out at the mainly Democrat crowd he “joked”:
Is this quote up on Bruning’s web-site yet?