Juxtaposition of the Day: Louie Gohmert’s Parking Ticket Edition

United States Representative Louie Gohmert (Republican of Texas) makes remarks after the first Tea Party Caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 21, 2010..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP
Honorary member of the National Park Service. Photo: Ron Sachs/(C)2010 Ron Sachs Consolidated News Photos All Rights Reserved

May 24, 2006:
"No one is above the law." —Texas GOP congressman Louie Gohmert, referring to illegal immigrants.

March 27, 2013:
"A Texas Republican congressman got into a late-night verbal altercation with U.S. Park Police officers earlier this month, pulling rank in an attempt to get out of a parking ticket near the Lincoln Memorial." —Politico report on Gohmert's refusal to pay for a parking ticket, which he was given for parking in a spot reserved for the National Park Service during a visit with his family to the Lincoln Memorial.