HOLDER HEARING: If Called, Will You Kick the Prez’s Butt at Basketball?
Glad to know someone is asking some hard-hitting questions. Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) closed his unremarkable, pandering questioning with the fluffiest of fluffy inquiries, asking Eric Holder if he’d do his best to “defeat” President-elect Barack Obama if Holder faces him on the basketball court:
“One last question, and this relates to your ability to exercise your responsibilities independently of what the president may or may not like. Uh, he is reported to have considerable skills as a basketball player, and you have indicated to me when we met in my office that you also are a person of considerable skill. In the event, Mr. Holder, that he invites you to the gym for a little one on one, will you promise us and the American people that you will do everything in your power to defeat him as badly as you can?”
I wonder what the Congressional Black Caucus thinks of that question.
*Late Update: * It has been brought to my attention that Kohl is President of the Milwaukee Bucks, one of the worst teams in the NBA with a 31% win percentage. Maybe he was trying to draft Holder.