CHRIS COX AMONG FRIENDS….How sad. My congressman is Chris Cox, and I’ve always considered myself relatively lucky to have him. Sure, he’s a mega-conservative, but this is Orange County and there’s just not much to be done about that. But at least he’s a fairly serious mega-conservative. If I lived a few miles north of here I’d be represented by Dana Rohrabacher ? and that’s wingnut city.

But apparently Cox said this at the CPAC confab yesterday:

“America’s Operation Iraqi Freedom is still producing shock and awe, this time among the blame-America-first crowd,” he crowed. Then he said, “We continue to discover biological and chemical weapons and facilities to make them inside Iraq.” Apparently, most of the hundreds of people in attendance already knew about these remarkable, hitherto-unreported discoveries, because no one gasped at this startling revelation.

What a jerk. And he never answered my email about whether he supported the DeLay rule either. I guess he won’t be getting my vote next year for the eighth time in a row.

UPDATE: More here.

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