"More than anyone else, you have taught me the meaning of representing my state." - - retiring Sen. Pete "What's My Cut?" Domenici (Rethug-NM).
"That's right, Ted." - - Sen. Robert "Porkie" Byrd (Coal-WV), shouting his agreement.
Two of the very worst pork barrel politicians, giving praise and shoutouts to a third, defeated felon Sen. Ted "Payoff" Stevens, father of the bridge to nowhere and other fiscal follies. Ted said his good-byes today in the Senate.
Uh, Ted? Before you leave, we need to inventory the silverware. Thanks!