Wow, Dan Quayle jokes, yuks about Viagra, and of course Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and Barack Obama. What a veritable “laff riot”!
Well, in honor of this on-stage appearance by the author of the infamous Magic Bullet theory (as D-Mac notes), I think it’s time to revisit these other moments of “hilarity”…
Congratulations, Senator. I’m sure you’ll be able to get some bookings at a resort in the Catskills once your Senate days are over, which can’t come soon enough.
Here’s Arlen stating that Mike (“City Of Louisiana”) Chertoff would be “a first-rate prospect” to replace Abu Gonzales as the new Attorney General. Here’s the FBI investigating whether a member of Specter's staff broke the law by helping her husband, a lobbyist, secure almost $50 million in Pentagon spending for his clients. Here’s Arlen complaining about the Senate Democratic minority in the 109th Congress using "Filibuster by speech, filibuster by amendment. Obstructionism," a particularly funny charge now given that the Repugs are on a pace to shatter the record for congressional filibusters since they’re the minority party now in the 110th Congress. Here’s Arlen threatening to sue Dubya over his “signing statements” to Congressional legislation after he blames the American people for not showing more outrage over the warrantless spying that has been (and is) practiced and codified into law by our government (partly right though, I have to admit). Also, here’s Arlen giving us the most under-to-non-reported quote about the Iraq war to date. And finally, here’s Arlen giving advice to Larry Craig that will ensure the continued presence of the senator from Idaho (insert your snark here) until the end of his term.