May 28, 2014
WAIT, I THOUGHT THE TEA PARTY WAS DEAD AGAIN: Tea Partier Unseats Oldest Congressman. Hall’s reaction is refreshingly straightforward: “I just got whipped and got beat.” I testified before his committee some years ago — he was a sprightly 70 at the time, I believe — and he was a nice guy. But at 91, maybe it’s time for some fresh blood. . . .