UPDATE 2: U.S. Senator Mark Udall just shut down his office, we hear, proving that even on a good day, Senator Udall is non-essential. We encourage the Senior Senator to spend his free time getting back on message. Class, repeat after Crazy Uncle Joe…The shutdown won’t effect the flood recovery.
UPDATE: Denver Post Democrat blogger Allison Sherry, a reader points out that Biden was reading the quote so do not treat it as an errant faux pas. He said it. He read it. He is the Vice Bleeping President. Why are you ignoring it?
For a handful of members of the Colorado press who seem to have forgotten: Vice President Joe Biden, flanked by the governor, promised that a shutdown wouldn’t affect flood relief.
Colorado Congressman Cory Gardner is calling on Governor Hickenlooper to ensure the Obama administration keeps it promise to Colorado flood victims: