Not Liveblogging the Censure Debate
UPDATE: SESSIONS WINS FIRST-TO-EXPLOIT SEN INOUYE'S WIFE'S DEATH FOR SILLY POLITICAL POINT AWARD! PRONOUNCES "FEINGOLD" SAME WAY HE PROBABLY PRONOUNCES "FAYGO."
We're trying oh so hard to pay attention to the Censure vote at the moment, but Specter's voice nearly put us to sleep.
FEINGOLD: We in the Congress reserve the right to tell the President to check himself before he wrecks himself.
Guy behind Feingold was bored as hell. We are fairly certain that he was flipping him the bird on the sly. Anyone get a screengrab?
Russ apparently got the hell out of there after he finished talking. Where did he go? Anyone? Maybe we can have the NSA find him.
SPECTER: I don't know what the program is. I'm sooo sleeeeeepy...
SPECTER'S GONE BACK IN TIME!! -- 1761? WARRANTLESS WIRETAPPING WAS CONSTITUTIONAL BACK THEN BECAUSE:
a) No Constitution.
b) No wires.
Russ: The President broke the law.
Specter: But he meant well.
Here comes Durbin! Whee!
NEW RULE: NO MORE "GANG OF ____" CONSTRUCTIONS PLEASE THANKS
Harry Reid: Senator Inouye's wife is dead. HOW CONVENIENT.
Anyway, Dan Inouye: true American Patriot.
Debate of censure vote: completely derailed.
Durbin: No vote today. Catalyst for debate and investigation and oversight and shit! It is CRITICAL that we ask the Constitutional and Legal questions, over and over again over the course of many months and with great gnashing of teeth and renting of garments and putting off of actual exercising of Constitutional authority.