Ed Markey, Dr. Strangelove

by Charles C. W. Cooke

Well, I knew that in over three decades in Congress, Ed Markey has never voted against a tax increase. What I didn’t realize was that this appears to be the product of a Dr. Strangelove-esque involuntary tic, by which the man is rendered incapable even if he wants to put his weight behind a cut. This video, from Markey’s debate with his opponent, Gabriel Gomez, is remarkably nonsensical:

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