And in the midst of the overwhelming Republican hackery, some of the Democrats are finding ways to embarrass themselves as well. Consider Landrieu, who tried to bullshit CNN's Anderson Cooper with the following spin:
Her condescending filibuster continued: "Anderson, tonight, I don't know if you've heard—maybe you all have announced it—but Congress is going to an unprecedented session to pass a $10 billion supplemental bill tonight to keep FEMA and the Red Cross up and operating."
"Unprecedented" session? What, like this emergency session:
President Bush has signed a bill designed to save the life of a severely brain-damaged woman, after lawmakers passed the measure at a late-night emergency session of Congress.
The president cut short a visit to his ranch in Crawford, Texas and returned to the White House for a chance to sign the measure, which he did at 1:11 a.m. EST.
Apparently, "unprecedented" is in the eye of the beholder.
BONUS SNARK: Not surprisingly, the conservative media are all up in arms about how those nasty liberal media members are bending things all out of proportion. Like here, a hard-right conservative "news" site populated by even bigger assholes than these folks (if that's even physically possible).