Even Dems Say Grayson's Nuts

'One fry short of a Happy Meal' after he calls Fed adviser 'a K Street whore'
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 26, 2009 9:10 PM CDT
Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla..   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Rep. Alan Grayson has irked Republicans over the past month or so with his sharp tongue—saying the GOP health plan was for Americans to “die quickly,” then, last week, comparing Dick Cheney to a vampire—but even fellow Dems are up in arms after an interview surfaced in which Grayson calls a lobbyist-turned-Fed-adviser “a K Street whore.” Said one Dem: “Is this news to you that this guy’s one fry short of a Happy Meal?”

Grayson’s “whore” comment, made a month ago but just circulating on Capitol Hill tonight, is “a bit extreme and rather sexist,” a female colleague adds. “He’s out of control,” echoes one Republican. Grayson’s office gave no comment to Politico, other than to confirm the interview existed.
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