Can we look forward to government lurching like Frankenstein to the next ‘brink’ as rhetoric tones down and what passes for a temporary normalcy descends on Washington DC?
“If we have to look forward to incessant bickering over details every few months from the Democrats, let them move to a more stable country like Somalia” said Sarah Palin.
Urged to “go easy on the scare tactics’ Michele Bachmann reminded Republicans to concentrate on the important issues like the ‘end times’ and what they’ll take with them when the ‘rapture’ comes.
After passing the ‘Don’t speak, just sneak’ House Rule 3758 B during an obscure House procedure known as the ‘ooscray ooyay oovmay’, House members no longer have to even acknowledge the other side of the aisle. ‘We know they’re there and we can hear them breathing, but for all intents and purposes they’re dead to us” said Rand Paul R-KY “And guess what, it was our first unanimous vote.”
Tea party leaders used some of their ‘free time’ to open a used car shop in Ames, Iowa. “We’ll get some respect now”, Ted Cruz said. “Jumping off a bridge and Miley Cyrus still polled worse so we haven’t scratched the surface of total disingenuous behavior as yet.
“I’m catching up on some archived Rush Limbaugh shows” mentioned Mitch McConnell, “I may have missed a rant or two and want to stay current.”
“A three day lull could be the last time we’ll have any peace around here” said Harry Reid, D-NV who planned on wearing a bacon costume and scaring any vegans in his home state of Nevada. “I’m looking forward to Halloween. It’s my only chance to have some fun besides sticking it to the right wing.”
“We can look forward to Halloween when kids will want to stand on people’s porches and recite from ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ until they get a treat” Says Senator Marco Rubio R-FL.
Nancy Pelosi released a ‘big surprised eyes’ costume line in time for Halloween. “I want to leave a legacy for the kids besides the many friends I’ve made in the various industries I’ve regulated.
“I’m still here” said John Boehner, “And by the way, does anyone know where I can get a chicken costume without a left wing?”