Friday, October 23, 2015

Hillary Clinton Endures 11 Hour Haranguing from the Wingnut Whine and Gun Club

Hillary Clinton amuses herself for 11 hours by imagining she is being interrogated by Tintin and Snowy.

Joe Conason National Memo:
The lines of inquiry that the Republicans pursued were muddled, directionless, and confusing, seemingly even to them. As the Democrats repeatedly pointed out, after all the tumult over Clinton’s emails, the proceedings of this committee so far — following several legislative and administrative investigations — revealed nothing new about the terrorist attack on the US compound in Benghazi, its prelude, or its aftermath.

...the air smelled like snakes and we'd shoot with our pistols
But empty pop wine bottles was all we would kill.

Bygone Days of Wine and Rugers - New York Times:
With the slow progress, [committee] members have engaged in social activities like a wine club nicknamed “Wine Wednesdays,” drinking from glasses imprinted with the words “Glacial Pace,” a dig at Representative Elijah E. Cummings, Democrat of Maryland and the committee’s ranking member, Major Podliska said. Mr. Cummings used the term to question the speed of the committee’s work.

At one point, several Republican staff members formed a gun-buying club and discussed in the committee’s conference room the 9-millimeter Glock handguns they intended to buy and what type of monograms they would inscribe on them, Major Podliska said.

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