What did they expect?
Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL) is supposedly catching some heat because of a joke he helped Stephen Colbert with on Colbert’s show. Colbert asked him to complete the two following sentences, and Wexler went along with the gag.
“I enjoy cocaine because … “
“I enjoy the company of prostitutes for the following reasons …”
Look, if participating in an obvious joke is enough to damage your political career, writing this blog has wrecked mine. I’ve made jokes about homosexual behavior, illegal gambling, being naked in public, public drunkeness, and watering my lawn illegally just in the last week. A drug and prostitute reference wouldn’t even cause my readers to pause, let alone get upset.
Except for mom. Hi Mom!