Sam Brownback Has Co-Sponsored Bills With The Most Liberal Senator!

Republican Senator and failed presidential candidate Sam Brownback, on a conference call today: “John McCain’s a maverick. He’s fought for a bipartisan fashion … I think that the biggest thing I’ve seen from Barack Obama is a willingness, aggressiveness, to talk bipartisan and yet to vote the hard left — most liberal member of the United States Senate.” A known liberal!

Hey Sam Brownback, remember that time you and Barack Obama wrote a Bipartisan op-ed for the Washington Post in 2005, about some of that Bipartisan stuff you two co-sponsored? [CQ]

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  1. SayItWithWookies

    Gotta work on your Jedi mind trick, Brownback. Repeat after me: “These are not the contradictions you are looking for. They may go about their business.”

  2. Doglessliberal

    Goddammit, Wonkette, there you go again using those “facts” [said in Homor Simpson scronful voice].

  3. freakishlystrong

    Ok, enough with the “Maverick” shit already, personally in this dreadful, right-wing atmosphere we are all currently suffering through, I think the most “librul” member of the Sentate is a Maverick, (plus, it rhymes with “dick”)…

  4. Doglessliberal

    [re=25626]Truculent[/re]: well, that might well be true. He just hasn’t been caugh tapping yet. He probably has a major fetish for Mexican boys, given his rhetoric.

  5. SocialList

    I’m from Kansas and now live just across the border in Missouri,and even the Republicans around here think Brownback is a boy fucker,and ignore the shit out of him.They’d vote his ass out in a heartbeat if a Rethug with a less sodomizing pedophile sounding name would run against him.

  6. Doglessliberal

    [re=25635]Doglessliberal[/re]: JEEBUS. “caught”. OK, time for me to stop typing.

  7. shortsshortsshorts

    From the article I gather he forgot all the bi-partisan unity when he and Barry were doing coke in the back of a limo while he sucked Barry off.

  8. Canmon (the Inadequate)

    Darfur is a partisan issue? It’s not like there’s a pro-genocide lobby in Washington.

  9. ronaldpagan

    DUDE, this kind of shit is the reason Bear-Bear is methodically breaking my heart by putting his money where his mouth is. First voting for the FISA bill and then being all “Fuck yeah we should give the death penalty to child rapists” yesterday. I knew all this “reaching across the aisle” talk was gonna come back to haunt him.

  10. freakishlystrong

    [re=25649]Canmon (the Inadequate)[/re]: After 8 years of these asshats in DC? Don’t count on it…

  11. Cape Clod

    What was the bill they co-sponsored? I’m too lazy to click through, it’s Thursday.
    I bet it was a proclamation making the State Song of Kansas ‘The Willie Yanker’s Polka”.

  12. Count Snarkula

    [re=25661]Cape Clod[/re]: Seriously, I am going to need a copy of that song. Preferable recorded by Boots Randolph. It would be the perfect recessional tune if I ever have my big gay wedding in Cali.

  13. Mr. Herpes

    I think we’ve all grown Haggard over this. I wonder if Sen. Sam has noticed yet that Larry Craig always follows him into the can? Boise’s favorite Butt Boy can’t resist giggling everytime the Senate clerk calls Brownback’s name.

  14. qwerty42

    this looks like the new plan the Republicans are trying. The country club was not so good, so now Obama is not “bipartisan”. Or if he is, it is only for such obvious left-wing stuff such as Nuclear Non-proliferation. HFC, this is preposterous.

  15. AnnieGetYourFun

    My mind must be all gay today, because not only did I read “is my homoboy”, but I can’t stop seeing “Sam Brokeback” every time I read his name.

  16. ColdCupofHope

    [re=25649]Canmon (the Inadequate)[/re]: No, Charlie Black is totally on the Pro-Genocide lobbyist roll call. The man just can turn down good money. Well, not “good” so much, but…

  17. masterdebater

    You have to admit that it is damn funny that Brownback thinks there is someone out there that is still listening to his bullshit! Good one Sam!

  18. wallythepug

    This new talking point about Hopey not working across the aisle is hysterical. Esp. when you see that GOP Senator from Oregon braggin’ on his Obama love.

  19. gurukalehuru

    @Anniegetyourfun For some reason, I always read it as Brownbutt. Any way you look at it, and there are many ways too look at it, it’s one of the greatest names in politics.

  20. jerryw


    Senator Larry Craig is said to be making plans to change the name of the
    airport access road in Minnesota to the Brownback Highway.

    Somehow, I don’t think that’s going to sit well with Sam Brownbrokeback,
    but if there’s anyone that knows about sitting well and airports, it would
    be Senator Larry Craig.

    So sorry….


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