HOH’s One-Minute Recess: A Man Can Die but Once

Posted February 11, 2010 at 9:52am

Like the character in “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” former Rep. Jim Kolbe is not dead yet. And the Arizona Republican seems to be having a laugh over his premature eulogization on the House floor.

[IMGCAP(1)]Kolbe said it was “kind of funny” when House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) mistook a tribute to Kolbe on the floor (it was in the context of a bill to name a post office after him) for a eulogy.

“I’m reminded of Mark Twain’s old saying that the reports of my death are greatly exaggerated,” he told the Arizona Republic.
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