And we’re only a few days into a fresh congressional session, and already, the dream that the House floor would be a place for high-minded debate has died. Instead, lawmakers are slinging insults at one another... about footwear.
Dana Milbank cites this highlight from a debate ostensibly about the budget: Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-Va.) accused the Republicans of donning “flip-flops.”
“I do prefer Crocs, if anybody cares,” Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ga.) retorted.
And our colleague Melinda Hennenberg previews tonight’s ABC interview with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s former wife, Marianne Gingrich. She ponders what bombshell the second Mrs. Gingrich might drop — and from the pre-emptive statements from the Gingrich camp, it sounds like it might be a biggie.