Friday, July 30, 2010

More of this please.

The House was debating a bill last night that would provide up to $7.4 billion in health care aid to rescue and recovery workers who have faced health problems since their work in the wake of the September 11 attacks. The bill ultimately failed to get the needed two-thirds majority, 255-159, and Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) was not happy about it. Not one bit.

In a rant that lasted for almost two minutes, a hopping mad Weiner railed against "cowardly" Republicans who claimed they were voting against the bill because of "procedure." Weiner spat: "It's Republicans wrapping their arms around Republicans, rather than doing the right thing on behalf of the heroes!"
And Weiner continues:


Steve Bates said...

Couldn't Republicans instead wrap their hands around Republicans? preferably around their necks?

ellroon said...

That idea chokes me up.

It would be like those secret handshakes where they vow to be faithful to the brotherhood... except when they need to stab people in the back....