Wednesday, December 03, 2008

I Have a Tip for Old Harry . . .

. . . In D. C. it ain't the tourists who stink. >> Yeas & Nays - Reid: We won't smell the tourists anymore: "The Capitol Visitors Center, which opened this morning, may have tripled its original budget and fallen years behind schedule, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid found a silver lining for members of Congress: tourists won't offend them with their B.O. anymore.

'My staff tells me not to say this, but I'm going to say it anyway,' said Reid in his remarks. 'In the summer because of the heat and high humidity, you could literally smell the tourists coming into the Capitol. It may be descriptive but it's true.'"


  1. Well, literally. Because they don't go from air conditioned limousine to a/c'd Capitol. Though the Metro usually was well-enough climate-controlled when I used it.

  2. Poor Harry...having to mingle with the unwashed. I'm all busted up about this.