She promised that the gavel would be “in the hands of America’s children.” And she delivered.

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I didn’t bother with her or Boehner’s speech, which sounded the predictable obligatory notes. I did include a sighting of the celebrity praetorian guard in the gallery, though. No “unseemly, imperial” Democratic scrapbook moment would be complete without them.

Ladies and gents, zero hour is at hand.

Update: “The lying criminal whore, Granny Rictus McCadaverImplants, aint my Speaker of the House.”

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