Shown here teaching Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid how to hold the, um, sprout, Mr. Ensign assured onlookers that it was perfectly healthy despite its odd resemblance to a piece of polished coal and the fact that it apparently could not move on its own power without releasing a pungent cloud of what Mr. Ensign called a “boo-boo.”
Totally discredited sources added that Mr. Reid told his fellow Senator from Nevada that “I always knew you had it in you, John” and “it really looks like you, too. Especially the hair.”
A close up of the darling baby…thing revealed a thick head of superbly coiffed hair, not unlike the Senator’s.
In the real news, we learn that Harry Reid is working to kill planned coal plants in Ely by changing the clean air requirements for the Great Basin National Park. Senator Ensign and his birth partners Porter and Dean have scrambled to kill the amendment. (RJ) The two Congressmen said, according to some drunks interviewed on Fremont street, “we’re doing this for John’s kid.”
[UPDATE: Senator Ensign moves to erase the parts of the NIE report on Iran that he didn't like. (SunBlog) Evidence and proof apparently are not to play a role in his rewrite.]