Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Schumer tangles with a flight attendant, Iran ups the nuclear ante, and is the White House using base-closure process to extort Nelson’s vote on ObamaCare?
- Politico: Schumer tangles with flight attendant
According to a House Republican aide who happened to be seated nearby, the notoriously chatty New York Democrat referred to a flight attendant as a “bitch” after she ordered him to turn off his phone before takeoff.
- Yid with Lid: Iran ups the nuclear ante: fires sophisticated missile
Twice In the past four days Iran has thumbed its nose to President Obama and the international community’s effort to prevent the terrorist regime from developing nuclear weapons.
- Hot Air: White House using base-closure process to extort Nelson’s vote on ObamaCare?
The White House has threatened Ben Nelson (D-NE) with the closure of Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska if he opposes Reid’s latest version, despite its status as the headquarters of US Strategic Command.