Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
From spokeswoman Leslie Shedd, passing along what her boss, Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, said was the real reason that three tea-party conservatives were recently booted from their committee assignments:
It had to do with their inability to work with other members, which some people might refer to as the a—hole factor.
"I wouldn't have thought a-holery was against House GOP rules," snarks Ed Kilgore, "but maybe there are limits, even in that community." Apparently so.