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Max Baucus Denies Being Blotto on Senate Floor. Take Poll and Tell Us What You Think
Various/The Lid ^ | 12/28/09 | The Lid

Posted on 12/28/2009 4:20:09 PM PST by Shellybenoit

Yesterday we posted the video below, of Senator Max Baucus is making a weird rant on the Senate Floor. The Montana Senator is slurring his words and it seems as if he delivered this impassioned speech on the Senate floor a bit "Pickled."

Today, Tyler Matsdorf, spokesman for the Baucus, released the following denial:

"When his friend of 30 years Ted Kennedy, with whom he had fought so hard to provide health care to children, was being used as a cheap foil to oppose health care reform, Senator Baucus gave a passionate defense. Unfortunately, those who want to kill any meaningful reform, turned it into an unfounded, untrue personal smear internet rumor. This is beyond the pale and this type of gutter politics has no place in the public sphere. It is this type of slander that makes Montanans, and Americans, disgusted with the politics as usual in Washington. And what is even more sad is that such a personal attack would be given any validity

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: baucus; drunk; obamacare

1 posted on 12/28/2009 4:20:11 PM PST by Shellybenoit
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To: Shellybenoit

And someone thought he wouldn’t.

Possible Drunk? Possible neurological problems? Possible minor stroke? Possible low blood glucose levels?

I think drunk is more likely. Just my humble opinion.


2 posted on 12/28/2009 4:24:37 PM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: Shellybenoit

I watched that whole fiasco live, and the mention of Teddy’s name came up when the R (Wicker?) made the comment, that despite Teddy’s liberalness, he really believed in true bipartisanship, and that if he were still alive he’d be appalled at the way the R’s were shouldered out of the whole Obamacare mess—he also brought up something to the effect that this democrat party was NOT the same one John Kennedy had believed it.

That’s when Baucus took over the floor and rudely began berating the R’s in a drunken stupor! Sorry, Baucus flunkey, no can do! That excuse ain’t flying!


3 posted on 12/28/2009 4:26:25 PM PST by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue")
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To: Shellybenoit
Baucus Drunk

Drunk.

4 posted on 12/28/2009 4:27:38 PM PST by Bon mots
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To: Shellybenoit
Baucus Drunk

Drunk.

5 posted on 12/28/2009 4:29:39 PM PST by Bon mots
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To: Shellybenoit

Baucus is rather aggressive....Unbecoming of a senator...


6 posted on 12/28/2009 4:30:03 PM PST by SGCOS
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To: Shellybenoit

He was absolutely Sh*t-faced drunk.


7 posted on 12/28/2009 4:30:14 PM PST by Kryn-Man (Self-righteous, gun-totin', military-lovin', redneck)
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To: Shellybenoit
Baucus:
Ked Tennedy would have been plowed... I mean, proud today..."

8 posted on 12/28/2009 4:31:25 PM PST by Bon mots
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To: Shellybenoit

So far, “Drunk” and “Sh*t faced” running neck and neck....


9 posted on 12/28/2009 4:32:37 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Ram "Health Care Reform" down our throats in '09, and we'll ram it up your @ss in '10.)
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To: Shellybenoit

Ok, what ever it was it’s permanenet and no one is surprised! Could be the end result of liberal progression.


10 posted on 12/28/2009 4:33:08 PM PST by ronnie raygun (Leaders who refuse to lead will be lead by the people)
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To: Shellybenoit

Well, that’s the end of that. After all, I’ve never known a politician to lie.


11 posted on 12/28/2009 4:43:58 PM PST by centurion316
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To: Shellybenoit

“Drunk, stupid and Democrat is no way to go through life.”

MadMax


12 posted on 12/28/2009 4:43:59 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Bon mots

LOL!


13 posted on 12/28/2009 4:44:11 PM PST by HerrBlucher (Jail Al Gore and the Climate Frauds!)
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To: Shellybenoit

*Sh*Tfaced.

His cup runneth over !


14 posted on 12/28/2009 4:47:53 PM PST by carolina71
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To: K-oneTexas

Invoking Ted Kennedy did not help his case.


15 posted on 12/28/2009 4:48:48 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: carolina71

From now on I will refer to him as WAX Baucus. HEY MONTANA!!! Your boy just dissed you all the way down. What a disrespectful way to represent such a beautiful state.


16 posted on 12/28/2009 4:51:57 PM PST by scoobysnak71 (Just a national security threat, trying to get a nut.)
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To: Shellybenoit

It’s the allegation that counts. The video is the kicker.

He’ll never escape that video whether he was cold sober or not.

Myself, I’ve seen enough drunks in my life to know what one sounds and looks like.

Just a guess....from the slurrrr.....I’m thinking vodka or gin....wave the vermouth cap over the glass, toss the olive in the trash and shoot it down.


17 posted on 12/28/2009 4:52:03 PM PST by digger48
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To: Shellybenoit

He was drunk out of his mind.

The man clearly has great moral shortfalls. He’s had multiple divorces, affairs, and was a running buddy with Ted Kennedy.

Yeah, he was drunk.


18 posted on 12/28/2009 4:53:56 PM PST by boycott
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To: Shellybenoit

This poll doesn’t make the Lid look very good. Only 107 people voted so far? And that’s with a steady bump of their site on FR.


19 posted on 12/28/2009 4:56:30 PM PST by samtheman
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To: ronnie raygun
He was either drunk, has been an alcoholic for years and has some dementia, or had one or several mini-strokes. I wonder what a neurologist would think after viewing that tape.
20 posted on 12/28/2009 4:58:11 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Shellybenoit

I watched the video. Guilty.


21 posted on 12/28/2009 5:00:12 PM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government -- Thomas Payne)
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To: Shellybenoit

Baucus ain’t got nothin on Biden....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmRXH7RkCZQ


22 posted on 12/28/2009 5:04:10 PM PST by HerrBlucher (Jail Al Gore and the Climate Frauds!)
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To: Shellybenoit

Sure looked and sounded like he was sauced, IMO. Of course, there are other prospective reason...illness, stroke, etc. But, I’m putting it down to alcohol.

It’s time to take back the country.


23 posted on 12/28/2009 5:10:21 PM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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To: Shellybenoit

Those asswipes need a drug test and an alcohol test before every vote. The results would be very revealing.
And the idiots continue to vote for them......


24 posted on 12/28/2009 5:24:57 PM PST by 9422WMR
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To: Shellybenoit

I can be a quite naive about these things but even I know the guy was drunk.


25 posted on 12/28/2009 5:26:39 PM PST by imskylark
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To: Shellybenoit

So is it “Baucus” or is it “Bacchus”? He isn’t responsible for his last name... but one has to wonder if there isn’t a little cosmic joke going on!


26 posted on 12/28/2009 5:56:04 PM PST by Tzfat
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Good thing someone grabbed Max’s keys before he hopped in the car with his new honey and headed across the 14th Street bridge.


27 posted on 12/28/2009 6:13:58 PM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: Kryn-Man

sot!!!!


28 posted on 12/28/2009 6:15:53 PM PST by cubreporter (.)
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To: cubreporter

Yes a drunkard! It’s a great day for freeping tisn’t it? The Dems are falling apart right in front of our frinkin eyes!


29 posted on 12/28/2009 6:40:04 PM PST by Kryn-Man (Self-righteous, gun-totin', military-lovin', redneck)
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To: Shellybenoit

If he wasn’t drunk he needs to go into entertainment. He could fill the void left by the death of Foster Brooks


30 posted on 12/28/2009 6:47:51 PM PST by Figment ("A communist is someone who reads Marx.An anti-communist is someone who understands Marx" R Reagan)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Please ... didn’t want to go there. Maybe his ghost is still in the Senate Chambers.


31 posted on 12/28/2009 7:10:43 PM PST by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: Kryn-Man

I have never seen this in all my years. To have someone on the floor drunk. IF he was drunk. I do not know for sure but all indications point to it. If he did have a strok or something else then it would be out there. Disgrace all of them. Every single one of them.


32 posted on 12/28/2009 7:53:04 PM PST by cubreporter (.)
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To: Shellybenoit

Senator Bacchus
 

33 posted on 12/28/2009 9:43:31 PM PST by counterpunch (In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem. Government is the problem.)
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To: counterpunch

This would be a great campaign poster...for whoever runs against him - maybe with an umbrella-equipped taxpayer in the water...


34 posted on 12/30/2009 3:05:30 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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