This is the lunatic who thought Guam could tip over. His constituents keep re-electing him.
“Imagine, Mr. Speaker, a world without balloons,” Johnson said, apparently in jest. “How can we make sure that the injustice of there being no helium for comedians to get that high-pitched voice that we all hold near and dear to our hearts.”
Johnson continued: “Too often lately, this body has sat deflated — not for lack of hot air, mind you. But seriously, ladies and gentlemen, unlike a noble element, this House has failed to act on Americans’ real concerns.”
Imagine a Congress without Hank Johnson. Where would we get our laughs? Don’t worry, though, folks, federal funding for helium will continue.
Via John E.