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Dangerous and Unadmired

Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID). (Detail of photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Follow the bouncing Crapo:

Of all the congressional Republicans who’ve struggled with Donald Trump’s candidacy, arguably no one’s story is funnier than Sen. Mark Kirk’s (R-Ill.). The Illinois Republican endorsed Trump, then un-endorsed Trump, then endorsed David Petraeus, then endorsed Colin Powell, then un-endorsed Powell, then said he no longer wanted to talk about it.

But if Kirk’s story is the most amazing, Sen. Mike Crapo (R) of Idaho is a competitive second ....

.... Yes, the Idaho Republican initially endorsed Trump. Then Crapo un-endorsed Trump. Soon after, the incumbent senator, up for re-election this year, said he’s an undecided voter. Yesterday, Crapo came full circle, re-endorsing the presidential candidate he un-endorsed two weeks ago.

(Benen)

This is important: Of all the unbelievable insanity we have witnessed through the 2016 electoral cycle, just how much of it is unbelievable, and why?

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Begging for a Profane Title

Detail of 'Bug Martini' by Adam Huber, 6 April 2015.I wish my brother, George, was here.

Actually, his name isn’t George, but he is a proper student of comedy, which apparently is why he thinks Seinfeld was funny, but never mind, it had its moments, and no, that’s not a Costanza joke.

Still, though, one wonders about the comedic theory prescribing when to hit so hard in the second panel. It almost feels like one has no place to go but down.

Then again, it’s Adam Huber, so that means there is plenty of room for a triple-gainer with a two and half twist.

Damn. That’s right, it’s a hot tub.

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Huber, Adam. “Come Hell or High Water”. Bug Martini. 6 April 2015.