Making news can be bad for your public image. Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions isn't looking very dignified these days, not after trying to badger Judge Sonia Sotomayor.
Oklahoma's own Tom Coburn is taking some national heat as well for his unfortunate I Love Lucy reference in today's hearings.
Joan Walsh, editor of Salon, weighs in with some pithy criticism of the senators. The Republicans, Walsh writes, "really, really want to be the party of aggrieved white men. No others need apply."
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