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1. They should wear uniforms.

2. The should wear patches like NASCAR so people knows who supports them. No hiding the NRA patch under the nasty billionaire patch.

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Hmmm. Well, there’s always the option for a uniform, say red and blue jumpsuits with blaze orange hats.

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As a lifelong resident of PA i can tell you that John Fetterman is a treasure. I've watched his political career from the time he was Mayor. Never even a hint of impropriety, and he has always done his best to work for ALL of his constituents, not just the people in his party or the ones who voted for him We need 99 more John Fettermans in the Senate. Rather than condemning his dress, they should be looking at him as a role model of what a good, decent politician is. He really is a man of the people. Besides "Big John" looks better in his hoodie and shorts than he does in a business suit

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I agree that we could use more like him but the Republicans are right on this one. These people have serious jobs and should dress like serious people. They represent not only themselves but the people in their district, their state and the government of the United States.

It's a matter of respect. They shouldn't even need a dress code. They should be able to figure it out for themselves. Being the only person in the chamber wearing a hoodie should be a clue. This isn't a beach bar in Miami, it's the United States Senate. It's a grown up job for grown up people. People dress correctly for their jobs every day. He can too.

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The military has serious jobs. They wear uniforms. Sounds like a solution to me.

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I'd just point out that A) Finding suits for someone of Fetterman's size is a costly expense, and he's a man of the people. B) a scoundrel is a scoundrel, whether he wears sweats and hoodies or a $5000 bespoke suit. But I know the scoundrel is more likely to be the one in the suit than the Hoodie.

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"Rules matter. Standards matter. They’re what separate the civilized from the uncivilized and they’re what lay the foundation for constant human improvement and progress. Tell people that standards don’t matter and they’ll stop trying, because their efforts no longer make a difference."

Oh? So do get back to us when you've denounced trump, and thrown MTG, Gaetz BoBo and Santos out of office.

Otherwise, STFU and STFD Crenshaw.

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One man in a suit? Dapper gent. 50 men in suits? Bad things.

There's a scene in The Wolf of Wall St. that shows Mr. Belfort's office in a wide shot and everyone is wearing practically the same blue suit, which would have been popular at the time. It shows you how stupid and conformist it looks when everyone has to wear what's essentially the same team uniform.

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This is why I'm not a senator. I'd have called a couple of aides to witness and then ask Manchin what the fuck is he talking about. He's done worse than not follow an arbitrary dress code.

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I will never mock superman's clark kent disguise again.

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Manchin can go fuck a flaming Cholla Cactus!

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Flaming, and inserted sideways. At speed.

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Don't know what that is but doesnt sound pleasant. So suck it Manchin!

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It’s a nasty cactus, aka “jumping cactus”. It “springs back” when touched, driving the spines in.

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Now there's a visual.

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Most of my high-school-teacher colleagues wear dockers and shirts with a collar. I wear Levi's and a black or gray t-shirt, and with my keys on a lanyard and hook at my waist I am usually mistaken for a custodian by visitors to the school. My principal thought that for the first year I was there.

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Hopefully your students have more respect for their jobs then you have for yours.

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How absurd you are. And you used the word "then" wrong. I guess this teacher taught you something despite your smarmy sniffing.

Were you a "professor" of PE?

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My eyes are still trying to heal from that rumba outfit Marjorie Man-Hands Taylor wore at the State of the Union. And don't get me started on Boobs Boebert's outfits.

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Boobert.

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I want Trump to speak out in favor of the relaxed dress code. You’d see J.D Vance and Ted Cruz wearing Vans and cargo shorts the next day.

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My religion prevents me from wearing cargo shorts.

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idk They both seem like jorts and flip-flop guys.

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It's been all downhill since they stopped wearing powdered wigs.

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Billowing robes allow you to scratch your nethers freely.

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James Traficant, which adhering to the letter of rule, deliberately dressed shabbily. That, and his homemade toupee made for great TV on CSPAN.

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Men in suits are superior. Everyone knows that.

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Fetterman should wear a zoot suit.

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Union suit or GTFO

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