Them's fightin' words…
Simmering tensions in the Alabama Senate boiled over Thursday when a Republican lawmaker punched a Democratic colleague in the head before they were pulled apart.
Republican Sen. Charles Bishop claimed that Democratic Sen. Lowell Barron called him a “son of a (expletive).”
“I responded to his comment with my right hand,” Bishop said. Alabama Public Television tape captured the punch.
I had to surf over to Birmingham Blues to see what Kathy had to say.
I thought things might get a bit tense on the last day of the session, but this is ridiculous ? although not unprecedented. Bishop seems to have an ongoing anger management problem.