Thursday, February 12, 2009
There is so much that is so wrong with this spew of verbiage (he never asks a question, does he, he just explodes - though I must admit, it does resonate!). One of the most glaring oversights is the congressman's total inability to recognize that the U.S. Congress has not exactly been reeling in the years, stowing away the time either. But boy, this sure is entertaining.
Where else on earth do some of the most powerful men on the planet (and at one point you get to see them all lined up behind their table tents, their lawyers hovering nearby) get sent to up to the woodshed and screamed at for five minutes on national television? I love America.
Here's more about Congressman Capuano:
Michael Everett "Mike" Capuano (born January 9, 1952) is an American politician and Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 8th District of Massachusetts (map). The district includes the northern three-fourths of Boston, as well as Cambridge and Somerville. Serving the same seat his father once held, Capuano served as Alderman for Ward Five in Somerville from 1976 to 1979. Later, he became Alderman-at-Large, holding the position for two terms (1985 to 1989). Capuano then went on to become mayor of Somerville from January 1990 through December 1998. Capuano was elected to Congress in 1998, succeeding fellow Democrat Joseph Kennedy II. He has been reelected five times, all unopposed. He was most recently reelected in 2008. Along with being a member of the House Committee of Transportation and Infrastructure and the House Committee of Financial Services, Capuano also serves on the House Democratic Leadership team as a member of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.
Capuano is considered to be one of the biggest supporters in Congress for increasing international aid funding. He has become a voice for victims of the crisis in the Sudan and has secured new funding bills aimed at assisting poor African nations. (Wiki)
At least he's consistent!