09 Aug '12, 9pm

Harry Reid slugs fossil fuels in the face

Harry Reid slugs fossil fuels in the face

Apparently, Harry Reid no longer gives a fuck. At least, as much as an older, tie-wearing elected official can be said to not give a fuck. Not that he’s ever been a demure, quiet guy, but the senior senator from Nevada, the leading Democrat in the Senate, has been on a media tear of late. This is due largely to his willingness to accuse Mitt Romney of not having paid taxes for 10 years , knowledge he claims to have gotten from that classic shit-stirrer, Some Guy. This is an actual photo of Harry Reid in the boxing ring. As far as I know, it was taken this morning. But it goes further than that. Closer to home, Reid is also coming out swinging on green issues, as befits a former amateur boxer. During an annual clean energy summit he hosts, he called out climate change deniers . WHAM. These people aren’t just on the other side of this debate. They’re on the other side of rea...

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