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  •  Hilarious! Barney Frank: Republicans "winced"... (4+ / 0-)

    When McCain Was Mentioned In Meeting:

    Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) said that "nobody mentioned McCain" during the several-hour-long meeting on the $700 billion market rescue plan, other than Frank and that his Republican colleagues "winced" when he did.

    "He’s been irrelevant to the process. He remains to be," said Frank. "I was afraid that his dropping in here, like Andy Kaufman’s Mighty Mouse—'here I am to save the day'—I thought that would slow things down. I didn’t see any sign of our Republican colleagues paying any attention to him whatsoever."

    Franks went on. "Nobody mentioned him. The man’s irrelevant to the whole process. No Republican mentioned his name. I’m the only one who raised his name. They winced when I did," he said. ...

    This ain't no party. This ain't no disco. This ain't no foolin' around!

    by Snud on Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 05:44:05 PM PDT

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