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February 13, 2008

Quote Of The Day: What He Said Edition

by Doug Mataconis

Rep. Patrick McHenry (R, N.C.) on today’s Clemens-McNamee hearings

“This isn’t a hearing, it’s a show trial,” Rep. Patrick T. McHenry, R-N.C., said Tuesday. “And it is another reason why people are fed up with Congress. We’re facing huge challenges in housing, government spending, taxes and illegal immigration. Congress would be better served to focus on any of those issues instead of inserting itself into a name-calling, finger-pointing, school-yard brawl.”

Like I said, what he said.

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1 Comment

  1. I disagree with the “priority” argument. The problem isn’t that they have more important things to do (even though they do); the problem is the sports nonsense is nowhere near their jurisdiction.

    And this is coming from someone who absolutely loves baseball and hates what steroids did to it.

    Comment by Jeff Molby — February 13, 2008 @ 10:46 am

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