December 13, 2011 was an interesting day on the floor of the
House of Representatives.
That morning Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) decided to take the
floor and recite his political parody of
‘Twas The Night Before Christmas’.
A strange thing to do, certainly, but it wasn’t the only odd
moment on the House floor. I take
this opportunity to gather several moments from the House floor that day and
combine them into poetry, to challenge Rep. Tonko to a poetry showdown of