The Best of Senator Robert Byrd: "This hearing is
"This hearing is adjourned!" Byrd shouted, hammering his gavel violently. An aide whispered in Byrd's ear. "This hearing is suspended!" he corrected. -Dana Milbank, Preaching to the Chorus, Washington Post
I first heard about this while listening to Laura Ingraham. If there's one thing that I still listen to her program for, it's the Robert Byrd soundbytes.
I think I might do a new "semi-regular" feature, posting video links to Senator Byrd's ramblings, in the same spirit as my "saturday morning cartoons" and Monday "Caption This".
Remember: As president pro tempore, Senator Robert Byrd is 3rd in line behind Vice President Dick Cheney and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the presidency.
Pray, it never ever comes to that.
This took place September 26, 2007, with Robert Byrd chairing the Senate Appropriations Committee.