Why read a billion-dollar bill? Colo. lawmaker advises flipping a coin instead


Earlier this month, State Sen. Evie Hudak told rape survivor Amanda Collins that a gun wouldn’t have helped her because “the stats were not in [her] favor.” Evidently, she wasn’t through spouting nonsense. When her Republican colleague, Sen. Owen Hill, expressed an interest in, you know, reading an education funding bill that is coupled with a billion-dollar tax increase before casting his vote, Hudak responded like so:

Colo. legislator says he can’t vote on legislation he hasn’t read. Colleague suggests he flip a coin. youtu.be/Gb8-xCBWkDo

— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) March 22, 2013

This will piss you off –> CO Senator wants major legislation at the flip of a coin: youtu.be/Gb8-xCBWkDo #CoinFlipDecisions

— Ben Howe (@BenHowe) March 22, 2013

Nancy Pelosi must be so proud.

@copeakpolitics @aaron_rs @lachlan #coleg »That’s how we got #Obamacare isn’t it? Ask @nancypelosi, she didn’t even read the damn thing!

— DeAnn Bradford (@DeAnn_1) March 22, 2013

Reading and thinking are hard. Maybe we should all save ourselves the energy and resort to flipping coins.

Hey @senhudak, should I run this red light? It could result in a huge disaster but I’ll let the coin decide. #coinflipdecisions

— Brandon Morse (@CnservativePunk) March 22, 2013

Should I buy that house or not? Not sure I can afford it, but what the hell, I’ll flip a coin. #CoinFlipDecisions #COleg

— Colo Peak Politics (@COpeakpolitics) March 22, 2013

Should we unplug Grandma? #coinflipdecisions

— Kelly Maher (@okmaher) March 22, 2013

Wow, that is easy!

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