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Dick Lugar’s Drunk Wife Crashes Into Parked Car

Jack Daniels nipping at your nose ....It’s the holiday season, which means the Northern Virginia suburbs are going to be particularly deadly until January 3 or so, as Republican congresspeople and their drunken wives and rent boys wreak havoc on the icy suburban streets. Congratulations to Charlene Lugar, wife of Republican Senator Dick Lugar, for winning the “First of the Season” award by just crashing into a parked car, because she was (allegedly!) drunk.

Roll Call reports:

Following the stop, Lugar was arrested for driving while intoxicated and taken to the county’s adult detention center where she was processed.

Sen. Lugar issued a statement, saying: “At about 6:30 p.m. last evening, November 18, Mrs. Lugar had a traffic accident in our McLean, Virginia neighborhood. A charge has been filed and a court appearance is scheduled for January. No other persons were in her car or the unattended car she hit. Thankfully, no one was injured. We are deeply sorry and embarrassed that this accident has occurred.”

Jesus christ, six-thirty p.m.??? Charlene Lugar must take Happy Hour very seriously. [Roll Call]

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  1. Terry

    Give the woman a break. She has to have sex at least once a year with Dick Lugar. She deserves a few drinks.

  2. BoreExpert

    She was singing yuletide carols and getting drunk with the choir while the Palins dressed up like eskimos.

  3. El Pinche

    Jesus Christ, first Biden’s onslaught, Palin crashes her trailer in the USofA, and now this Senator’s careless lush. Then this post of all partial sentences. WTF!??!?!

  4. obfuscator

    [re=462605]Doglessliberal[/re]: most olds in the midwest refer to their wives as “mother”, which is an endless source of skeeve for me.

  5. Pithaughn

    Hey all you East coast elites , the other two prizes are still up for grabs, biggest and most accidents! So remember,
    it’s always after 5pm somewhere!

  6. scotterl

    A pool should be started by our Wonkette, with appropriate prizes, for those who correctly guess Mrs Boozey McLugar’s BAC at the time of arrest. Just a suggestion on a rainy day… I’m going 1.45 BTW

  7. Brendan M.

    Dick Lugar is a RINO, so this isn’t as good for schadenfreude as if it had been, say, Hadassah Lieberman.

  8. Mustang

    They are deeply sorry that she had a fender bender. I can’t imagine what fake emotion they are saving for when something really tragic happens…deeperly mega uber sorry?

  9. Click

    “..taken to the county’s adult detention center where she was processed.”
    Wow, that’s pretty harsh. How edible will she even be after that?

  10. user-of-owls

    [re=462654]pondscum[/re]: [re=462646]ph7[/re]: Well, that picture solves one mystery. Now we know what the little kid was holding to prompt Obama to react the way he did in the previous post.

  11. glamourdammerung

    I have actually had two vehicles totalled in the space of five weeks by drunks hitting them while parked. So at this point, I think the punishment should involve meat grinders.

  12. user-of-owls

    [re=462681]glamourdammerung[/re]: So ‘processed’ didn’t mean what I (and Click) originally thought it did?

  13. glamourdammerung

    [re=462689]Terry[/re]: [re=462686]user-of-owls[/re]: The high point was the second one as the chump blew .258, had feces running down his leg, and when the cops asked if he had pissed himself answered “I don’t know”. That almost made my new car being destroyed worth it in an odd way.

  14. jmfleetwood

    [re=462639]scotterl[/re]: A BAC of .0145 is way below the legal limit except in zero tolerance jurisdictions/situations. I would say .15 if she backed into a parked car; .25 or higher if she cold drove right into the back (or front) of a stationary vehicle.

  15. Gorillionaire

    [re=462626]obfuscator[/re]: In the South I hear them call their wives “Mama”, which seems even worse. Ewwwwwwww…

  16. ph7

    Mrs. Lugar, I served Joan Kennedy, I poured several drinks for Joan Kennedy, Joan Kennedy could handle her liquor. Mrs. Lugar, you’re no Joan Kennedy.

  17. Guppy06

    Members of Congress and their families are never drunk! It’s obviously from an unforeseen reaction between all her medications, that her health insurance pays for!

  18. Darkness

    She’s a republican, so chemical addiction will bring only sympathy and well wishes.

    Bless her heart.

  19. Berkeley Bear

    [re=462597]Terry[/re]: From the rumors back in the Hoosier State, more like she has to ignore him having sex with others on a regular basis. She doesn’t have the equipment he likes.

  20. smashtheduck

    Ah the good ol’ days of waking up at the Fairfax County lock up. Hope she enjoyed her boiled egg as much as I did.

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