“President Bush often had to walk like a knowing lion — like a knowing lion, Mr. Speaker, through the chattering of hyenas. … [I]f those critics do not devour themselves in the meantime, Mr. Speaker, they may face the bared teeth of an enemy that will make us all wish the lion still walked among us.”He then grabbed hands with John Boehner and sang "The Circle of Life" from the Lion King. Before you ask, no it isn't illegal to hold a circle jerk on the House floor, but only when the coat room is too busy with Senators cruising for pages. Thanks to ThinkProgress you can see the additional messages of devotion and love to George W. Lincoln, including gems from Mike Pence and Steve King. You even get to see Franks tear up over W.
Monday, January 26, 2009
While most of us were doing some variation of a happy dance last week as Bush left office, more different, complex emotions were going on in House of Representatives. While we were glad to be rid of the bastard, House Republicans couldn't decide if they wanted to worship, fuck, put in a furry costume and fuck, or replace Lincoln on all the money with President George Walker Stallion Bush. Little did we know that we actually weren't good enough for a man such as George Bush. Let Trent Franks of Arizona explain.