On the Senator floor yesterday, while ridiculing claims from his Republican colleagues about how much work they've done legislatively this year, Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) borrowed from Harry Truman and gave this description of the accomplishments of the do-nothing, GOP Congress:
"As thin as the homeopathic soup made by boiling a shadow of a pigeon that had been starved to death."
Political writer Bob Geiger is the award-winning author of the Yellow Dog Blog and BobGeiger.com and specializes in coverage of the U.S. Senate. He won the 2005 Weblog Awards prize for Best New Blog and was a finalist in the Koufax Awards in 2005 for his column "I Know This Little Boy in New Orleans."
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