I don’t support the FMA either in principle or as a matter of federalism, but is it too much to ask that Mitch McConnell and the rest of the leadership at least try to police the sponsorship of these things so that they don’t end up as fodder for late-night talk show monologues? This is like letting Murtha sponsor an ethics bill. You’re simply begging for ridicule.

If you’re wondering why Maverick, who needs the cred with evangelicals, isn’t also a co-sponsor, here’s your answer.