State lawmakers in Democrat-dominated Connecticut raised income taxes on the wealthy and borrowed more than $1 billion to balance their budget this week.
While a minority Republican legislator spoke on the floor late into the night yesterday, what were his Democrat colleagues doing?
Playing solitaire on their computers:
And watching baseball over the Internet:
Yes, the photo is real.
Commenter Chapoutier identifies the Democrat slackers: “Using a little detective work and a seating chart, the woman is [State Democrat Rep. Barbara] Lambert. That would make the person to her left [State Democrat Rep. Jack] Hennessy, and the unshown person two rows behind watching baseball likely [State Democrat Rep. Russ] Morin.
Hennessy is the Assistant Majority Leader of the Connecticut legislature.