You can’t make this stuff up- and, thanks to twitter, you don’t have to! Yes, postal “watchdog” Dennis Ross actually tweeted this:
But to be fair to the Congressman, it was late, and he was watching his favorite hockey team, the Tampa Bay Lightning, play the Boston Bruins in a Stanley Cup game (yes, they apparently play ice hockey in Florida- who knew?)- here’s how the “meat suit” denial evolved:
To which “Tommy Chuck”, apparently a Lightning fan himself, responded:
… which drew this from a Ross fan:
Tommychuck defended himself:
… and Dennis’s fangirl was all smilies, if somewhat menacing:
… and that’s where Lady Gaga came in…
All of which led to the words which posterity will forever associate with the legacy of Congressman Dennis Ross:
… but we’ll let Tommy Chcuk have the last word:
And who says simple bloggers can’t provide hard hitting news coverage!
PS- the story has a happy ending, too: the Bruins WON, 6-5!