Talkin' trash to the garbage around me.

09 February, 2006

Grow up

Why the hell are we paying these people? Instead of attending to matters that affect the lives of real people, congressional staffers are fucking around and editing the Wikipedia entries of their bosses and enemies:
Recent reports about editorial antics taking place on the site -- selective erasures of past faux pas, outright insults and dozens of other politically motivated revisions -- prompted Wikipedia to block temporarily some addresses on Capitol Hill from being able to edit entries...


This crime-scene-style investigation points to staff members of at least five offices: Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.), Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.), Sen. Conrad Burns (R-Mont.) and Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa).

In all cases the edits removed factually accurate but unflattering descriptions of the lawmakers, and in many cases they added some beautifying language describing awards or glorifying legislative records.
Jesus, kids. Your wacky office shenanigans shouldn't end up in the WaPo. I'm sure y'all think you're playing politics, but the fact of the matter is, you look like a bunch of amateur teenage doofuses. Grow the fuck up.


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