Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has never been known for consistency, coherence or celebrating community–unless he's playing a banjo, wiping Frito crumbs from his plump jowl and screaming a song at a redneck convention in Garden Grove.
But on Dec. 28, Rohrabacher posted this rare, happy thought on Twitter: “We are all in this together. United States of America is US . . . us of America!
Okay, who slipped the Ecstacy pill into the 12-term, Republican congressman's prune juice?
Perhaps it wasn't a feel-good drug but hard liquor that inspired his
positive words. If so, the booze soon returned Rohrabacher to his usual,
Just hours after laughably posing as as
emotionally-stable statesman, Rohrabacher–who evaded all Vietnam War military duty but became a feverish chickenhawk when he landed in Congress–reappeared.
He posted a Twitter rant about a liberal media conspiracy, Ted Kennedy's “killer lifestyle”–presumably a ham-fisted reference to the 1969 death of Mary Jo Kopechne, Bill Clinton's “sexual assaults” and Clarence Thomas getting “lynched” just for telling a “dirty joke.”
Uh, Dana, ponder this paradox after you gulp another shot of Tequila:
If, as you allege, the media conspired to keep the public in the dark
about Kennedy and Clinton, what medium made sure that everybody on the
planet knew about their pathetic transgressions?
–R. Scott Moxley / OC Weekly