Via Amy. If the on-line dictionary had those little pictures that some printed dictionaries do, Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska would be a prime candidate for the illustration next to the definition of 'doofus'. His speech in the Senate explaining why he voted against Net Neutrality is a classic! You'll have to read it to disbelieve it.
Suppose you were a congressman, and suppose you were an idiot. But I repeat myself.
1. Mark Lyon07/03/2006 03:22:52 PM
Hear Sen. Stevens' Comments on Google Video (oh, the irony): http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5682372236203209658
2. Jerry Glover07/03/2006 07:56:31 PM
Also remember, Stevens was the Senate patron for the infamous "Bridge to Nowhere." The man loves his pork, not to mention his telecom industry campaign donors.
3. R. J. Lesch07/05/2006 04:25:22 PM
Casey Stengel was almost lucid by comparison, and he wasn't even a senator: