Royce's Mindless Rant

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Re:  Righteous Outrage

Royce, 

Will this "public censure" for "poor behavior in the Republican Party" and "conduct unbecoming an elected official representing the HCRP" involve tar and feathers or will it be a simple stoning.  I so hope it will be stoning. I cannot wait to see who cast the first stone.  

I think it might be fun to adapt the song Harper Valley PTA to fit the occasion.

Rhonda Thurman


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