Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Voinovich on Hannity...Euphamistically Clueless

After hearing this interview with Senator Voinovich on the Immigration Bill, you can't blame Ohioans on vacation this summer for refraining from wearing their Buckeye tee-shirts; lest they risk being reminded by someone that their Ohio senior senator is clueless.

Expect jokes like:

"Buckeye...that's about the size of your senator's brain"


"There once was a man from Ohio,
whose claim to fame was being a RINO.
He forgot his meds while discussing a bill
which clearly showed he was over the hill".

Update: A must read analysis: Senator Embarrassment (HT: BizzyBlog) (emphasis added):

During his appearance yesterday on The Sean Hannity Show, Sen. George Voinovich displayed a rare public trifecta of vices: he was ill-mannered, ill-informed, and condescending. In other words, he was the perfect image of those who oppose securing our borders, winning in Iraq, and keeping our economy out of recession...

...Sean Hannity opened his program by asking the Republican senator’s position on the free speech-stifling Fairness Doctrine. Voinovich replied, “I’m all for the Fairness Doctrine, whatever that is.” The move to censor talk radio has been in the news since its revival was first broached by Dennis Kucinich, a member of Voinovich’s Ohio Congressional delegation and his predecessor as mayor of Cleveland. It gained infamy all week long, as Senators Feinstein, Boxer, Kerry, and Clinton openly or covertly pledged their support. To Voinovich, it was a mystery wrapped in a riddle inside an enigma...



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