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Tweet Beat: Dystopian Action Movie Edition
In the last days of the August heat, lawmakers get lost in America while they’re home on recess
Rep. John Boehner: GOPLeader @bostonherald editorial: time to kill Fannie, Freddie http://bit.ly/cALoCQ
To everything (turn, turn, turn), there is a season (turn, turn, turn).
Rep. Jim Himes: jahimes Went door to door in Stamford this morning. Met some great people. Hope I didn’t lose the vote of nice lady who came to door in bathrobe.
Nope, but screaming at her might have done the trick.
Rep. Mary Fallin: MaryFallin Need a yard sign? Fill out our form and we’ll deliver to you as quickly as we can. http://ht.ly/2tA0s #okgov #okelections
Madam, just because some of us might need yard signs does not mean you should presume we need your yard signs.
Former Rep. and current gubernatorial candidate Neil Abercrombie: neilabercrombie Okay! Neil Abercrombie’s Summer Jam is on! Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. #afg2010
All right! You grab the SPF 1,500 and I’ll grab my copy of Robert’s Rules of Order!
Rep. John Boehner: johnboehner John Stossel asks “Where are the new jobs?” Says economy “is haunted by uncertainty on a hundred fronts” http://is.gd/eD1mV
(Whiny voice) Give me a break.
Rep. Jim Matheson RepJimMatheson Headed out to Draper this afternoon for a trail update, business visit at Guadalahonkey’s restaurant. #utpol
Whoa! When did Don Draper become his own verb? And why didn’t anybody tell me!?
Rep. Glenn Thompson: CongressmanGT Touring the Philipsburg Rod & Gun Club this afternoon to discuss concerns & issues.
And what of our concerns over the issue of you touring a gun club on a Wednesday afternoon?
Sen. Harry Reid: HarryReid Reid to Angle: If you think there are “domestic enemies” in the Senate, start naming names http://bit.ly/cu4PIa #nvsen
Washingtonian to Angle: He triple-dog dares you!
Senate candidate Kendrick Meek: KendrickMeek Show your support by changing your profile pic to this: http://ow.ly/2ubm3 #RealDem #Vote2010 #FLSen
Last week, candidate Meek convinced us of #FakeDems in our midst. This week, he wants doppelgängers?
Sen. Jim DeMint: JimDeMint Even the author of Obamacare hasn’t read Obamacare http://bit.ly/bhWlhQ
To busy writing to read, I guess. Kind of like an economic ouroboros.
Rep. Paul Ryan: reppaulryan 2023: On child born today’s 13th bday, debt burden will have doubled, per capita debt > per capita GDP. http://bit.ly/cmM74M @gopconference
Ooh … it’s like “Gattaca” meets Adam Smith’s “The Wealth of Nations.”
Rep. Jared Polis: jaredpolis en route to Rockies game, we’re already down 7-0 b4 I even get there
O ye of little faith. (Author’s note: The Rockies won 12-10.)
Senate candidate Richard Burr: burrforsenate For all students heading back 2 school, load up on Burr bumper stickers w/ your school colors http://bit.ly/aRAxoD #ncsen
(The sound of crickets.)