Transcendental Bloviation


Yesterday, the House Committee on "Government Reform" spent two hours delivering tongue-lashings to the leader of a private industry union, threatening federal legislation if the union's collective bargaining proposals were not to the legislators' liking.

"Are you and the players living in such a rarefied atmosphere that you do not see this as a transcendent issue?" [Sen. John] McCain asked. "Don't you get it? Don't you get it?" […]

"The patience of this body, reflective of its constituents, has reached an end."

The management side of the collective bargaining process, unsurprisingly, welcomed Congress's help.

My four briefs on the side of baseball's beleaguered millionaires: George Bush vs. Barry Bonds, Jock Sniffing, 'Roid Rage, and The Shame of the Steroid Hunt.