A Witty Night in the Capitol

Pokes in the Eyes, Laughs With No. 2

By Harry M. Covert

With one swipe of a pen, and a poke in the eye, it’s what happened last week during a joint session of Congress. About time, too.

The Man looked them all in the eye without blinking. He said, “here’s what I’m gonna do.”

No matter the partisan side gentle readers may have, it was quite a show. Almost as serious as asking why is it illegal to lie to the legislative branch.

It was a witty night, especially when a congressman threatened a reporter with a toss off a Capitol balcony if the news gatherer asked another unpleasant question.

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