That’s Congressman Aspiring Idiot, To You

From Scuttling Toward Sanity, by David Brooks, The New York Times, April 6, 2006:

I had a horrifying experience in the House of Representatives last week. The House Immigration Caucus held a press conference so members could compete to see who was the biggest blithering idiot in the group.
“Anybody who votes for an amnesty bill deserves to be branded with a scarlet letter, ‘A for Amnesty!’ ” one aspiring idiot thundered.

Or, as his friends call him, Congressman Steve King.

Related: Senate OK likely with Bush behind guest-worker bill, by Gebe Martinez and Samantha Levine, The Houston Chronicle, April 1, 2006.