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I understand that periodic pie fights are a staple here, and I suppose that's fine if it turns your crank, but a lot of thought and energy is being pissed away while some truly bad shit looms as distinct possibilities on the horizon.

How about James Inhofe as Chairman of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, through which anything to address climate change must go? Orrin Hatch as Chair of the Finance Committee? John McCain at Armed Services? Sen. Chuck Grassley at Judiciary?

TPM took a quick look (quick is all it takes, Ranking Members would almost always take the gavel) at the result of Republicans retaking the Senate.

Sane people would be well advised not to let that happen, but if ya'll would rather argue about who is pure enough to be here...

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