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Would That Lee Were Alive To See This Day

- January 5, 2011

As sometime Monkey Cage blogger Sarah Binder achieves the greatest distinction ever to be accorded to a GWU political science faculty member.

bq. “The Onion: Sources: Harry Reid Sleeping With Mitch McConnell’s Wife In 1986 At Core Of Senate Gridlock”:http://www.theonion.com/articles/sources-harry-reid-sleeping-with-mitch-mcconnells,18720/

bq. WASHINGTON–In a stunning disclosure this week, congressional sources revealed that the acrimonious gridlock in the U.S. Senate traces its origins to a single November evening in 1986, when Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) engaged in sexual intercourse with Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) then-wife, Sherrill.

bq. “The impenetrable stalemate on crucial issues is not due to a widening ideological divide between parties, as we once thought,” said Brookings Institution senior fellow Sarah Binder. “Rather, this inability to move the legislative process forward stems almost exclusively from a jealous and resentful Mitch McConnell, who has been unable to erase the mental image of Harry Reid pleasuring his wife one wild, passionate night some 25 years ago.”

Screw coming 14th in the NRC rankings – this is bigtime.