Newsflash from Washington, DC—July 27, 2009
With ObamaCare just a few short days away, an apparent rift within the oversight committee has threatened to delay the final vote on the passage of the bill.
Confidential sources indicate that Nancy Pelosi took offense from, what appears to be, a joke purported to have come from the David Letterman staff. According to sources, Pelosi did not appreciate Letterman’s attempt to change the name of the ObamaCare legislation to ‘PelousyCare’. “This is serious legislation and does not befit the kind of humor that Mr. Letterman has exhibited”. Ms. Pelosi demanded an apology from the Letterman camp, but as of yet no apology has been given.
Meanwhile, in another shocking development, Peter Singer has refused to seat himself on the URDEAD committee unless PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) can also be seated on the board. According to a statement released by the Singer staff, Prof. Singer was heard to have said “cockroaches, flies, chimps and humans must all receive the same recognition as regards natural rights and should not be discriminated against because of their non-humanness”. In an attempt to have Prof. Singer’s position clarified, Newsflash called Singer’s staff but no further statement was forthcoming.
As of this writing, the staff of URDEAD and TOBAD appear to have the same committee members. Stay tuned for further announcements.
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