Lately Lee Terry's expansive sense of entitlement (that would be his, not yours, as displayed recently in his nonlistening appearance in North Omaha) caused him to be so dismissive about questions regarding his salary during the shutdown he helped effect (and then lied about on his taxpayer-funded web site) that he got spanked by some of the biggest sites on Internet, apologized, and then got whipped by Wonkette, which found his apology wanting.
Here is what Joeseph Morton slipped into his World-Herald article today about Terry's apology, miraculously achieved after his hubris virally boomeranged, carrying back with it thousands of angry Internet comments and causing a sudden (but heartfelt, we're sure) epiphany in the beating breast of Nebraska's second congressional district representative, regarding his transformative sorrow at having put "my needs above others in a crisis:"
Plenty of Democrats have refused to suspend their pay, too, including Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hasn't said she's giving up her checks and neither has President Barack Obama.
|An exuberant, almost giddy Lee Terry exits the |
Oh please. Only in the World-Herald.