Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Further Proof That Violent Rhetoric Is Nothing To Worry About

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), best known for (1) equating Obama with Hitler on the floor of the House and (2) warning America about the "Diabolical 30-Year Plot To Have Terrorist Babies Born In U.S.," has come up another one of his great ideas:

Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert says his office is drafting a measure to allow members of Congress to carry guns in the District of Columbia, including in the Capitol and on the House floor.


He said there were times during the health care debate last year that he felt afraid …

(h/t: @jamisonfoser | x-posted)


[Update 2011-01-13 04:59] Not possible, you say? Au contraire! Gomer Gohmert said something even stupider.


Substance McGravitas said...

Of COURSE he feels afraid, he doesn't understand a fucking thing and that's disorienting at the least.

Brendan said...

The worst part of his lack of understanding being, of course, the realization that he and his colleagues are the ones who created the beast they're now pissing their pants about.

Mike Licht said...

Washington's Capitol Hill is dangerous. Those people in Tucson were killed outside a Safeway supermarket, and there's one of those on Kentucky Avenue, a mere 14 blocks from the Capitol.


Brendan said...

Careful! With incisive reasoning like that, you're likely to be conscripted by the Gohmert Pile!