Tag: legislative shitmuffin of the year award

Congratulations, Mitch McConnell, You’re Wonkette’s Legislative Sh*tmuffin For 2016!

The award nobody wants goes to a man nobody likes.
Looks like he needs a straw, almost...

Meet Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Tehran), Your Legislative Sh*tmuffin For 2015

The weighty task of selecting the 2015 recipient of Wonkette's coveted Legislative Shitmuffin of the Year Award was not easy, mostly because our perennial winner, Ted Cruz, was too busy running for president to do too much damage in...
Well done, Maine Lege!

Alabama Doctor-Senator Was Just Kidding When He Filed Revenge Bill Against Dead Patient

Well that was satisfyingly fast. After news broke late last week that Alabama state Sen. Larry Stutts, an OB/GYN, was trying to repeal a 1999 law passed after a woman died under his care, Stutts turned around Tuesday and...
Larry, you ignorant Stutts

Alabama Senator-Doctor Will Finally Get Revenge On New Mom Who Died Under His ‘Care’

Here's a shining example of how the noble institutions of democracy can address injustice: Alabama state Sen. Larry Stutts, MD, an OB/GYN who just took office in January, has introduced a bill to repeal a law inspired by the...

Pervy Pol’s Taint Leads To Private Caucus, All Political Dick Puns Currently In Use

Joseph Dee Morrissey, at least for the moment, stubbornly remains a Democratic member of the Virginia House. He was all "okay, fine, I'll resign, GOD" after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor to avoid trial for child pornography, then announced he planned to...

Nominate Your Terrible Local Lawmakers for Legislative Sh*tmuffin of the Year!

It's that time of year again, Wonketeers! We're gathering nominations for our coveted Legislative Shitmuffin of the Year award. Competition for 2014 honors in both national and state divisions has been fierce and we want to be sure we...

Virginia Democrat Takes The Perfectly Legal Bribe Money From Republicans, Runs

We have a new entry into the coveted Wonkette Legislative Shitmuffin of the Year Award! His name is Phillip Puckett, and he was until very recently a Democratic state Senator from the Commonwealth of Virginia. That is, until some...

Florida State Legislator: Common Core Will Gay Your Kids Up So Bad

We think the Common Core educational standards are just about the greatest thing to come along in years. Not because we're especially in love with them as a set of education standards, but because of the way they've become...

Virginia Congressional Candidate Pretty Sure God Made Your Baby Disabled Because You Had An Abortion, You Slut

Well here's an update on a dude we first heard about way back in 2010: Virginia State Delegate Bob Marshall said back then that he believed that God punishes women who have abortions by sending them disabled children when...

Wisconsin State Senator Will Totally Investigate This One Homeless Dude, For Voting

Wisconsin state Sen. Tom Tiffany is very concerned about voter fraud, and so he's going to investigate exactly one voter, to see if he did fraud. Here's the skinny: Sen. Tiffany wrote a bill that would allow a mining...

Cool Proposed Massachusetts Law Would Make Sure You Don’t Spread Your Legs Until Your Divorce Is Final

Usually we dig on Massachusetts because it is chock full of gay-loving liberals (though we are a little worried about your Jew-jailing schoolchildren right now) but that is because we forget about the weird Republicans that also inhabit the...

Wyoming State Rep. Troy Mader Learned All He Needs To Know About AIDS In 1984

Wyoming state Rep. Troy Mader is just your average rancher and country/gospel recording artist, not a medical expert by any means. But he stands by pretty much everything that he wrote in a 1984 self-published book, The Death Sentence...
What? Richard, not Raymond? Oooh, Burrn.

Canadian Doctor Tells Sen. Richard Burr To GTFO About Single-Payer Healthcare. But Politely, In Canadian.

So this was a rather beautiful exchange in a Senate hearing on single-payer healthcare Tuesday. Sen. Richard Burr, who we are informed did not play either Perry Mason or Robert T. Ironside, was ready to come down like a...

North Carolina Congressional Freshman Declares Barack Obama Terrorist Enemy Number One

We aren't even sure that it's news any more when a Republican says that the President of the United States is the worstest most horrible person ever, because that is like printed on GOP letterhead by now, isn't it?...

New Hampshire State Senator Threatens To Narc Out Pro-Pot Student, For Freedom (Updated)

Hey, kids, here's a new frontier in "constituent service" -- when a college student wrote a letter to New Hampshire state Sen. Andy Sanborn (not to be confused with the "dick in a box" guy) arguing for the decriminalization...

Innovative Wisconsin GOP Proposal Would Allow ‘Voluntary’ Elimination Of Weekends

Hey, remember how Scott Walker declared Wisconsin wide open for business, told public employee unions to STFU, and the state dropped to new lows in job creation? Now some bright minds in the state lege have a can't-miss proposal...