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Friday, March 26, 2010

Two State Reps Get All "Jerry Springer" on House Floor Over Budget Crisis

Posted By on Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 10:31 AM

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Check out this contrast in how our state politicians are tackling Missouri's budget crisis:

THE SENATE:

"It was a remarkable day," writes Tony Messenger in the Post-Dispatch, referring to senators breaking into small groups -- undergrad-style -- to chat about ways to cut the budget. Guess what? Stuff got done! He continues:
For all the criticism that is heaped on politicians in general -- much of it deserved -- this was a civic process that brought a level of dignity to the body politic.
A civic process. Now that's something the House knows all about. What do you think they'd do, scream at each other with school children sitting nearby? Sigh...

THE HOUSE:

Take it away, KMOV:

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