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Congressman Thaddeus McCotter Resigns After ‘Nightmarish’ Month

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  1. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    Guess this takes him out of any possible VP considerations too...

    His efforts into screenwriting. Probably would have made a good guest on O&A:

     
  2. Neon

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    I always enjoyed him on Red Eye. Someone that cool has no business being in Washington. Looks like the swamp got to him.
     
  3. whiskeyguy

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    Yeah, this kinda sucks. He was one of the good guys.

    I hope after a break he is willing to get back into politics, because we could use him... however I don't blame him if he's just sick of the whole thing.
     
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    I wish he makes enough money in the private sector to exert his influence on policy from without. I was always sorry that he could never go all out on Red Eye (he was EXTREMELY edgy for a serving Congressman, though). I loved when they would do that segment about things that they couldn't discuss with him. Just read horrific news stories and cut to deadpan shots of him. Fucking great.
     
  5. Party Rooster

    Party Rooster Unleash The Beast

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    I do. How about you stick out your term that you were elected to? It's not like he got caught sending dick pics out to teenagers. It comes off as kinda butthurty since he couldn't win reelection.
     
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    There's a difference between being butthurty and not being able to trust the people around you.
     
  7. Begbie

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    Always liked the man on Red Eye. Caught myself mumbling "Damn, now that's the guy I want in Washington!" numerous times.
     
  8. Party Rooster

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    Then you fire them. Christ, he only had 6 months, and two months of that was probably "recesses."
     
  9. whiskeyguy

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    BTW his resignation speech was pretty damn good. I liked this line:

     
  10. CousinDave

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    This sucks ass big time

    I wish he would have stayed in the Republican primary longer, Santorum only got the attention he did because he was pretty much the last man standing - McCotter should have been that guy.

    I would have preferred him to have finished the term, but I certainly understand just saying fuck it and walking away from everything.
     
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    Between the name and his florid speech, I pictured him wearing a white suit and riding a riverboat down the Mississippi. Not this:
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  12. Lord Zero

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    I bet he practices wizzzzzzardry.
     
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    He also plays rock guitar and is actually pretty funny.
     
  14. Owenay

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    [video=youtube;5TPrBDHYoUw]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TPrBDHYoUw[/video]
     
  15. Lord Zero

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    The guy is naturally funny. It's a shame his voting record doesn't really deviate from the Republican Party line.
     
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    Hilarious.
     
  18. Begbie

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    My favorite...after Obamacare passed:
     

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