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"At the risk of being a wet blanket, Stephen refuses to engage in any kind of yellow journalism, despite the torrent of PEOTUS stories flooding the country."

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Rep. Don Young of Alaska certainly has problems, but wolves aren’t one of them.

At a House Natural Resources Committee hearing this week, Young was complaining about how members of Congress were rallying together to help protect the gray wolf, when they don’t have to deal with them on a regular basis like he does.

“How many of you have got wolves in your district?” he asked. “None. None. Not one.”

And then, likely due to a full moon, he offered up this completely insane proposal.

“I’d like to introduce them to your district,” he said. “You wouldn’t have a homeless problem anymore.”

A spokesperson for Young later clarified to the Washington Post that the “analogy was purposely hyperbolic to stress the point that these predators pose serious threats to wildlife management and their listing has damaging impacts to local communities.”

Alaska has “the largest remaining population of gray wolves in the United States,” according to Defenders of Wildlife.

fail political image Little miss Flint takes scared PR photo with Donald Trump
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The young hostage girl is actually Little Miss Flint and was there with her family to listen to Trump speak.


Via Roll Call
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Between drunk Secret Service agents and Eleanor Holmes Norton, maybe we need to give all of Washington a refresher course in how to drive.

The D.C. delegate tried and failed to park her car outside the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, and the mess was all captured in the video above.

“If she parks like that she should not be a member of Congress anymore,” says one of the people watching the disaster.

In addition to being completely out of alignment with the rest of the vehicles, she apparently banged into the car next to her multiple times during the half-hour long debacle. Eventually she and her aide just walk away as if it’s all NBD.

Her office later told Roll Call that there were no damages and they left a card on the windshield so they could contact them.

Not sure that warrants the “worst parking job ever” award – a quick YouTube search reveals much worse – but it’s certainly up there in the rankings.

And Mr. Piggly Wiggly is theclear winner for recent parking lot fails. That one will be tough to beat.

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Big kudos to Kelsey D. Atherton for hunting down the image for what it really was...even in spite of the image's little disclaimer at the bottom righthand corner, I'm doubtful how many people actually noticed.



And the golden internet reactions are already rolling in folks...