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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

What it takes

Don't think you're dealing with the best and the brightest. You're dealing with the available and the willing. One of the basic criteria is warm and vertical. That's optional in some instances.

-- Rep. William M. Thomas (R-Cal.), the "meanest man in Congress," about his colleagues, as he winds up his 28-year House career.

Comments (3)

"Most useless Congress ever" except for naming bridges to nowhere, trying to resusitate cute, but dead girls on respirators and giving themselves midnight raises.

Their step-mothers must be so proud!

He's right, of course.

You go to congress with the representatives you have, not the ones you wish you had.

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