Friday, May 1, 2009

Politicians go wild

Posted By on Fri, May 1, 2009 at 11:47 AM

We've got Rep. Virginia Foxx making bull shit, hate-filled comments in Washington and this dude showing up drunk and groping his way through the House in Raleigh.

Way to represent the state, y'all.

The N.C. House is investigating a lawmaker accused of showing up Monday intoxicated and inappropriately hugging a teenage page.

The lawmaker, Rep. Cary Allred, a Burlington Republican, started his evening Monday by being pulled over for speeding by a state trooper. House colleagues said when he arrived they smelled alcohol on him and several people saw him hug and kiss a 17-year-old page.

Before the night was over, Allred sparred in debate with the House speaker and the leader of his own party, who at one point tugged at Allred's jacket to get him to be quiet.

Read the rest of this Charlotte Observer article here.

Guess who was Countdown's "Worst Person in the World" yesterday? Yep. Rep. Foxx. Keith Olbermann called her comments, "The most despicable thing said on the floor of the house in decades." Watch here (starts at timestamp 2:40):

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