Skip to comments.Baucus: Was He Drunk, Or Is He Stupid?
Posted on 12/27/2009 10:46:23 PM PST by freespirited
This video of Democratic Senator Max Baucus during the debate on the Democrats' health care takeover is all over the web. Most observers say that Baucus was drunk. We report, you decide:
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Iclaim no expertise in this area beyond normal human observation, but, for what it's worth, I would say that he was drunk, but is an experienced drinker and was not terribly impaired. What is most interesting to me is how close he comes to articulating the Democrats' real complaint against Republican Senators: they are traitors to their class, i.e., the political class. The Democrats' health care takeover will hurt the American people but vastly expand the power of the political class. Hence Baucus's outrage at Republicans who voted based on "political considerations," which is to say, they sided with the people against their would-be masters. In Vino Veritas!
Do we have to choose???
Why do you have to insult BOTH stupid and drunk people?
They are all stupid, He was drunk
He is clearly bombed. And, of course, the Lamestream won’t report it. But not to worry—this will come in handy in the weeks to come.
First he was stupid, then he was drunk and stupid. Then he “accidentally” fell on an intern.
A search of “max baucus drunk” generates close to 10,000 hits on Google blogs.
Montana gets FIVE MORE YEARS of this embarrassment before they vote him back in to office. :)
Believe me, he is stupid. He always sounds like this.
We must wait for them to tell us, because all we have is our lying eyes.
So the damage is permanent?
We watched it live during a live thread here on FR—he was either channeling Foster Brooks, having a stroke, or had imbibed waaaay too much at lunch.
My bet’s on #3.
I hope his opponent makes good use of this video when it’s time for “re-election.” Do the people of Montana want a drunk representing them on the Senate floor?
I was in a bar when this sailor bought the house a round of drinks. I said to him, “You spend like a drunken congressman.” He was highly insulted and said to me that he was spending his own money.
I think that the video is simply mislabelled. That’s not Max Baucus, but rather Bacchus, the greek god of wine.
So... the sailor knows Baucus?
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