Saturday, March 14, 2009


Missed this one yesterday:
During debate on a hazardous-waste bill, a witness testified that a University of Colorado employee dumped waste into the Boulder Reservoir.

Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez, jokingly asked whether the offender was controversial professor Ward Churchill, who was fired for what the university said was academic misconduct.

Rep. Frank McNulty, R-Highlands Ranch, quickly corrected his colleague.

"No," McNulty said, "Ward Churchill was the hazardous waste dumped in the reservoir."

McNulty admitted laughing at his own one-liner.

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