What Kind of Balls Does Roberts Have?
The dominant metaphor at the Roberts hearings is baseball, but to judge by the questions being asked by most Republicans, the ball involved here is very, very soft. We're not sure, in fact, that this particularly featherweight item, once tossed, would even hit the ground:
COBURN: Right. I'm not asking you about legal significance. Would you agree that the opposite of being dead is being alive?The hearings last for another day and a half -- that giant sucking-up sound can only get louder. Thus we announce the Wonkette Softballs-for-Roberts Scavenger Hunt. Please alert us at to senatorial statements (from yesterday, too) that delivered by someone with an extra-brown nose.