powhound: Then again, I can handle myself when drunk.
Captain_Ballbeard: I'd like to see Obama take the Congressional Black Caucus to Kenya.
"I'm afraid I'm busy that weekend."
gaspode: Lipo:According to the article, it wasn't funded by taxpayer dollars. The trip was pad for by a group relatd to AIPAC.Which is kind of shocking too.. a huge junket to another country for a load of lawmakers paid for by a lobby for a foreign country would generate enormous pushback if it was a different combination of country and lawmakers.
Jim_Callahan: But Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who was the senior most GOP lawmaker in Israel on the trip, was so upset about the antics that he rebuked the 30 lawmakers the morning after the Aug. 18, 2011, incident, saying they were distracting from the mission of the trip.Man, that's a lot of "NO ONE MAY HAVE FUN ON MY WATCH" there, getting upset about some people relaxing in a pretty non-offensive way that costs the taxpayers 0$ when they're off the clock.
xlbrooklyn: I'm having a hard time giving a shiat. Were the off the clock / done for the day? Apparently, yes. So what's the problem here?
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