``Oh, it's like that?'' Mr. Cheney queried.

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As a quick-thinking senatorial aide switched on the Senate's public-address system and cued up the infamous "Seven Minutes of Funk" break, Mr. Leahy and Mr. Cheney went head-to-head in what can only be described as a "take no prisoners" freestyle rap battle. Despite the fact that both participants brought their A-game and succeeded in dropping mad scientifics, the bout seemed to end in a draw.
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  1. loosechanj says:

    According to [an] aide, Mr. Cheney . . . responded with a barnyard epithet, urging Mr. Leahy to perform an anatomical sexual impossibility.

    It's not impossible if you've got a big enough Cheney.

  2. jcheshire says:

    Turns out politicians aren't the only ones fighting in Capitol Hill. A couple of reporters got into a fist fight. The article even includes screen captures from a video camera that caught the fight.

    • xenogram says:

      I've often thought that if you combined the Japanese and Australian Parliaments, it'd make the TV coverage really interesting.

      "The honourable member is a lying scumbag!"
      [slap, crash, wallop]

      ... and the house goes wild!

  3. pouchedfox says:

    "Anatomically impossible, Mr. Garibaldi, but you're welcome to try." - Bester, Babylon 5

  4. zapevaj says:

    Why the hell are you listening to Rage Against The Machine?

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