|Thune and Daschle: Mr. Goose, Meet Mr. Gander|
(photo from www.ontheissues.org)
So what's the big deal? Only this: the current bill, HB 1176, is a malodorous mess that is the result of two stinkingly awful and transparent forces--hypocrisy and unrestrained political bullying. The original bill in '02 was a Republican legislature's means of keeping then-Democratic Senator Tom Daschle from running for re-election to his Congressional seat while concurrently running on his party's national ticket as either prez or veep. At the time, Daschle was a much-discussed presidential possibility, so the Pubs that ran the SD state legislature cut him off at the pass of being able to pursue his national ambitions
|SD's Legislature Knows Something About Bull|
Git 'im, Elmer. It's Another SD Democrat
(photo from www.thegreatbullrun.com)
But now that our Republican Senator John Thune finds himself in the same place (up for re-election and often mentioned as a national candidate in 2016), oh my
And I do mean "bull."