The chamber's GOP leaders refused to bring up for consideration a resolution, introduced by Sens. Frank Lautenberg and Jon Corzine, that honored Springsteen's long career and the 1975 release of his iconic album, "Not only that, but we see that Dick Cheney should be wagging his blamming finger (you know, as in we are going to say we are not going to play the "blame game," but we actually do GOP types) at the Congress as well. Partisan hacks, Indeed! A two year old can see through this strawman ploy. They really must think we are idiots. Another reason to vote the bastards out
Born to Run.No reason was given, said Lautenberg spokesman Alex Formuzis. "Resolutions like this pass all the time in the U.S. Senate, usually by unanimous consent," he said.
Telephone calls to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist's office seeking comment were not immediately returned.
Lautenberg said he couldn't understand why anyone would object to the resolution."Even ifthe Republicans don't like (Springsteen's) tunes, I would hope they appreciated his contributions to American culture," Lautenberg said.
this time round:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a maneuver designed to discredit Iraq war critics, the Republican-led House of Representatives overwhelmingly defeated a resolution on Friday to pull U.S. troops immediately from Iraq.Didn't work on me - did it work on you?