By Jeff Woods
on Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 9:05 AM
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The legislature went home and that's made Pith in the Wind all misty eyed with memories this morning. It all started with a bang a short 23 weeks ago with Kent Williams seizing power in his corrupt bargain with the Democrats, and the fun just never seemed to stop.
There was Susan Lynn's panic attack, Brian Kelsey's extortion attempt, the hysterical shrieking of Robin Smith, the shocking double castration of Gary Odom and Jason Mumpower, the darkly righteous fury of Tony Shipley, Curry Todd's lies, Bobbie Patray's glassy eyes, and the rise of the Children of the Corn, guns, abortion, Obama birthers, teabaggers, Hispaniels and the yellow man, the Senate Republican budget--the list goes on, as they say. Then when we didn't think we possibly could ask for more, there was the fabulous dénouement: all at once Sherri Goforth was a household name, and her charming little picture of those bright white eyes became a new national symbol of racism right up there with Bull Connor's fire hoses.
If you're feeling nostalgic too, we thought you might enjoy these scenes from the session. Let us go then, you and I ...