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Concealed carrySorapop Udomsri / Dreamstime.comWashington Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib refused to preside over a special joint session of the state legislature because it took place in the state House of Representatives chamber, where citizens can carry concealed weapons in the gallery. "There is no specific threat to me. There is no specific threat we know of, period," he said. "It's about the policy." The joint session, a speech by the governor, was attended by every statewide elected official but Habib.

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  • Adans smith||

    A politician who is scared of regular citizens is a good thing. Of course I'm sure he has armed security guards.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Barely concealed stunt.

  • MatthewSlyfield||

    Barely? More like no where near (as in not even in the same start system as) concealed.

  • Rat on a train||

    "There is no specific threat to me. There is no specific threat we know of, period," he said. "It's about the policy."
    The legislature routinely threatens people with their policy proposals.

  • AlmightyJB||

    Maybe they should have had it in a gun free zone like a school.

  • AlmightyJB||

    Everyone hates me and wants to kill me because I'm a pompous asshole.

  • Quo Usque Tandem||

    At least he has some insight.

  • steve walsh||

    Refuses to do his job, impeach him.

  • C. S. P. Schofield||

    I wish I thought his constituents would recall the silly bastard.

  • This Machine Chips Fascists||

    You see, if he goes like everyone else he's just one in a barrel full of other political monkeys. Now he has his own publicity. It may be bad, stupid and ignorant publicity, but it's free and that's good enough.

  • Conchfritters||

    What a little bitch - he needs to strap on a pair

  • ||

    Pretty sad when you aren't man enough to hold Gabby Gifford's beer.

  • Rockabilly||

    Unnamed sources say The New York Times is staffed by bitter and deranged democrat progressive communists who hate the USA and want to turn it into a communist state.

  • Hank Ferrous||

    'Virtue'-signalling asshole in office. Shocking.

  • a ab abc abcd abcde abcdef ahf||

    The Seeing and the Unseeing.

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