The Best Strategy to Achieve D.C. Statehood EVAH!

This week, the Senate held hearings about a bill to grant those of us who live in the District of Columbia the right to cast a meaningful vote in Congress (among other things). As you might imagine, when I saw Republican Senator Tom Coburn’s testimony yesterday, in which he described the bill as a waste of time since it wasn’t going anywhere, I thought “Well, if the Republican reaction to the ACA (Obamacare) is guide, we get to do this about forty more times.”

But I digress. This proposed political strategy cracks me up to no end:

New Columbia is a stupid name because NC is North Carolina. Call [it] Columbia (CL) and be done with it.

Now, if Democrats want to just troll Republicans, they should propose to call the state Reagan and dare then to vote against statehood.

Heh.

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