September 11th, 2007

Largest Story So Far Buried Beneath the Mountain of Petraeus Hearings Coverage

by Philip Baruth

No doubt you missed it, given the roadblock coverage of General Petraeus and his novel “Endless Surge” strategy, but Larry Craig’s mouthpiece roadtested the Senator’s latest legal gambit via NBC: “Senator Craig stepped into that bathroom to do a perfectly legal function.

Craig in boa

How elegant, as legal solutions go: in America, we’re free to defecate pretty much where and when we will — we’re the envy of the world in that way — but apparently the Minneapolis airport police hate our freedom.

And this whole fiendishly clever courtroom strategy timed to drop on the anniversary of 9/11. Brilliant.

We may well have underestimated this Senator Craig: he may be closeted and hypocritical like a gay fox.