Mama, take this badge off of me. I can’t use it anymore.
“For the first time in probably a decade, Congress has
left town before an election without going on a spending spree using
taxpayers’ money. … There’s a new sheriff in town, and he’s dedicated to
fiscal discipline. And Congress for the first time in a decade has
listened to the new sheriff.” — White House spokesman Ari FLEISCHER.
There was no mention as to whether the assembled press broke out in hysterical laughter.