Charlie Bishop Gets Into Fist Fight

No, no, not the Charlie Bishop who chairs the Bibb County Commission,but Senator Charlie Bishop over in Alabama.

Simmering tensions in the Alabama Senate boiled over Thursday when a Republican lawmaker punched a Democratic colleague in the head before they were pulled apart.Republican Sen. Charles Bishop said Democratic Sen. Lowell Barron called him a “son of a [expletive].”

Geez. They act like they think they’re the Taiwanese Parliament.

Pffffft. Rednecks.


  1. atlantaman says:

    Republican Sen. Charles Bishop claimed that Democratic Sen. Lowell Barron called him a “son of a (expletive)” in the Senate chamber on Thursday.

    “I was raised in the woods of Arkansas and people don’t say that about your mom,” Bishop said.

    – I get called an SOB almost on a daily basis and never really thought through the fact that they are actually insulting my mom. I don’t know whether to be relieved or pissed off.

  2. bird says:

    This money quote at the end of the article:

    “It’s certainly a black eye on the Legislature and the Senate in particular,” Republican Rep. Jay Love said.

    I have to believe that metaphor was accidental.

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