March 9, 2013

"[A]n apple and a thermos full of tea — the same sustenance Jimmy Stewart brought to the Senate floor in the movie 'Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.'"

What Senator Mark Kirk brought to Rand Paul in the 7th hour of the filibuster.

6 comments:

phx said...

That's cute. It's weakening though.

Geoff Matthews said...

Why should we care what a character in a fictional movie did?
Seriously?

Chip S. said...

I believe it's called a "symbolic gesture".

Why do people make them? I don't know for sure, but I suppose it's related the reason people post comments on blogs.

Mitchell the Bat said...

Nonbinding yet persuasive authority, apparently.

Phil 3:14 said...

Sad to say it but my Senator, Senator John McCain should now be known as Senator Joseph Paine

phx said...

As a symbolic gesture it's appropriate for a poorly made tv movie IMO.