[Guest post by DRJ]
Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson, who succeeded Cynthia McKinney in office, is worried Guam “may tip over and capsize:”
The second best part is the Naval officer’s measured response that “we don’t anticipate that.”
Allahpundit says this about Congressman Johnson:
“Via Weasel Zippers, a clip that’s destined to be viral by tomorrow morning. Even so, go easy on him. Yes, he was an Iraq defeatist, and granted, he demagogued Joe Wilson’s outburst in the scummiest way imaginable, but he’s also a guy with a serious illness that affects his mind (“he regularly gets lost in thought in the middle of a discussion”). Although if that’s what’s going on here, a polite question for Madam Speaker arises: What’s he doing at these hearings instead of resting?”
I also won’t belabor the point if Rep. Johnson is a sick man, but it’s entirely appropriate to ask Democratic leaders why they don’t do something. If they don’t, then clearly Democrats view a reliable vote as worth more than mental competence in America’s federal officeholders.
In other words, this is the attitude that Democrats expect from Americans: