The New York representative, whose bold demonstrations have typically taken the form of crazy rants and sound bites, is taking his game to the next level. Weiner is planning to bring a live goat to a Capitol Hill press conference Thursday to denounce what is clearly the great problem of our generation: the subsidy on mohair. Weiner says the government has paid $24 million in mohair subsidies, mostly to goat farmers in Texas, over the past ten years. [Metropolis/WSJ]
Expect detours and delays around the GWB approaches. Use alternate routes.