Mr. Smut Goes To Washington

bildeEditor’s Note – What possesses a U.S. Congressman of Conyers’ stature to sit on a  commercial airline and read an adult magazine?

Are our elected officials that oblivious to the public’s perception of them, or do they know, just as we saw with Rep. Charlie Rangel (NY), that short of murder, they can get away with most anything.

If we want to change our country, we are best served by first changing our values.  We’re a long way from Mr. Smith Goes To Washington!

 

Mr. Smut Goes To Washington

By Henry Payne
The Michigan View.com

While November’s election brought a tsunami of change to Michigan policies, some incumbents are untouchable. So untouchable, apparently, that they openly read girlie magazines on their trips to and from Washington.

Detroit Congressman John Conyers was caught on camera in a late July flight to DC this summer ogling a Playboy magazine.

The video and pictures – first posted by ex-Detroit News reporter and New York Times Pulitzer Prize winner Charlie LeDuff on his Facebook page – were taken by an anonymous passenger seated in the same row as the 81-year old congressman. Conyers – in his aisle seat – is shown flipping though pages showing two nude gal pals in the August issue of Playboy.

And he also apparently reads Hefner’s product for the articles! He appears to linger on an article titled “La Chatte” by Maureen Gibbon.

Of course, Mr. Conyers is the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, so it is entirely possible he is preparing for a committee hearing on the legal definition of pornography. Or perhaps he is studying new TSA pat-down procedures for female passengers.

Whatever the case, the congressman doesn’t seem bashful about sharing his reading habits with nearby passengers and passing flight attendants.

From The Detroit News: http://detnews.com/article/20101124/MIVIEW/101124004/Mr.-Smut-goes-to-Washington#ixzz16FkEriYj

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