Democratic Representative Mitch Greenlick unleashed a real zinger on the House floor today. It came during a sometimes bizarre debate over HCR 14, which would have lawmakers adopt the "Code of the West" as a model of conduct for Oregonians. One lawmaker somewhat jokingly suggested that the resolution be amended to include lines from Robert Fulghum's All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten, as suggested by BlueOregon's Kari Chisholm. Greenlick dryly responded: "The difference between this body and kindergarten is that kindergarten has adult supervision."
The resolution ultimately passed. Greenlick and 13 others voted against it. It remains to be seen whether the Senate will take it up.
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Posted on March 28, 2011
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