Bedlam 2016

“Bedlam Erupts in House Floor Standoff Over Gun Control” shrieks The World’s Worst Newspaper. Heavens To Murgatroyd !

Bedlam

WASHINGTON — A Democratic protest demanding votes on gun-control legislation led to pandemonium in the House chamber that did not end until early Thursday, when Speaker Paul D. Ryan and his fellow Republicans reclaimed control long enough to force through a major spending bill. They then abruptly adjourned and left the Capitol.

Squeaker Paul Pyan

PR

Called the protest a “Publicity Stunt” Protest Leader John Lewis

JL

I well-versed in “Publicity Stunts”

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This one wasn’t Selma, but it was pretty impressive

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And it was far from Bedlam.

But Ryan, like all Republicans (the only difference between the Republican Party and the KKK is the thread-count of their sheets) needed a “Crazy Nigger” meme and the NYT was only too happy to help out.

But we SHALL overcome.

Cue Scott Joplin