Given the perspective of many of the right, who are convinced that the Democrat Party is crapping on America, an incident in Chicago may be seen as a bit of poetic justice.
Others are attributing it to just dumb luck.
Democratic state Rep. Jaime Andrade, was being interviewed at a Chicago Transit Authority stop about pigeon droppings being a chronic problem when — you guessed it — a pigeon expressed its thoughts about the meddling politician.
Thoughts that took the form of pigeon droppings, of course.
“I think they just got me,” Rep. Andrade can be heard telling CBS Chicago reporter Lauren Victory.
The reporter shared a clip online of the lawmaker getting bombed on the head at a stop sometimes called “pigeon poop station.”
“OH CRAP! Not to be crass but #IL lawmaker talking to me about feces, feathers & filth fell victim to culprit during our #MorningInsiders interview. Ew! @cbschicago caught it all on camera,” she boasted.
Not to be crass but #IL lawmaker talking to me about feces, feathers & filth fell victim to culprit during our #MorningInsiders interview. Ew! @cbschicago caught it all on camera. At 6AM, hear more about Rep’s years-long quest to fix bird issue at @cta #irvingpark stop pic.twitter.com/CntCAEGH19
— LAUREN VICTORY (@LaurenVictory) September 16, 2019
Andrade told the reporter he would have to go get cleaned up and, being a Democrat, exited with some colorful language.
“I’ll just have to go clean up,” he said. “And that’s what happens to my constituents. They get sh*t on all the time.”
Of course, it didn’t occur to the lawmaker who’s doing the crapping in the scenario he spoke of.
Victory showed her sense of humor in reacting to the story going viral:
What a day. Out of all the exclusive stories I report, PIGEON POO gets picked up by @HuffPost, @thehill, @Newsweek, @TIME, @USATODAY, @mashable, @NYDailyNews, @DRUDGE & more?! Oh well, if it raises awareness, I’ll let it “fly”
— LAUREN VICTORY (@LaurenVictory) September 17, 2019
As for the state representatives ideas to combat the problem, he wants to install a hose line for power washing.
Here’s a sampling of responses from cynical social media users who enjoyed a brief moment of levity:
Oh CRAP indeed
— ネロ・メピス (@Nero_Mepphis) September 16, 2019
Give the homeless Coleman stoves and recipes for pigeon pie. 2 birds with one stone.
— patg (@patg00) September 16, 2019
I doesn’t get much better than that. Ya, you can see how bad that problem is though.
— Debra Obinna (@dmarengo1) September 16, 2019
Every Democrat deserves to get a crap on the for the crap that voters take from Democrats
— Luke Pennington (@LukePennington) September 16, 2019
I wish that pigeon would get a congressional gold medal for this.
— Ed Gibbs (@EdGibbs14) September 16, 2019
Judgment call by the bird was probably correct
— Batman (@MSGDWC) September 16, 2019
Wish I could have been there for that.
The only thing better would be if it would have pooped on @JBPritzker.
I’d actually pay to see that.
— AverageJoeF 🇺🇸 (@JoeFraz25162360) September 16, 2019
He was so very smart to stand directly under them to film the segment. GMAFB.
— margie kahn (@skigurl) September 16, 2019
Best line from a politician goes to Rep Andrade,
“That’s what happens to my constituents…they get shit on all the time”
— Joe Voter (@JoeVoter5) September 16, 2019
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