Here is an actual story from an actual news source about actual people doing actual things…
Once he roamed the streets, moving from shelter to shelter. Now, Oliver Gomes rubs shoulders with Washington's elite.
Squatting next to a white wall outside a Senate hearing room recently with a cell phone glued to his ear, Gomes is being paid to hold a place in line for a lobbyist at a hearing on the climate-change bill.
Oh, so, they're getting homeless people to fill in for lobbyists in Washington these days.
I've been wondering if maybe political satirists might be getting redundant these days. And I guess here's my answer.
I wonder if my bed is still waiting for me at home.
Update: I've decided to give politics one more chance to stopping doing my job for me.
Let's see what's happening in Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation hearings today…
Tags: Economy, Environment, House of Representatives, Lobbyists, Senate, Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court