Josie, it will be rare to find a Senator who is the chair of a leading policy committee to be an idiot. Both houses of Congress more or less defer to the committee's judgment.
"No religion is true, but some religion, any religion, is politically necessary. Law and morality are insufficient for the large majority of men. Obedience to the law and to the morals are insufficient for making men happy. […]Law and morality are therefore in need of being supplemented by divine rewards and punishments."
Kinda like Bush did every time he opened his mouth.
Syracuse costs about the same as the great law schools in NY, Columbia, Cornell and NYU,
he could afford Cornell or Columbia but didn't have the brains
he flunked the Delaware bar exam the first time he took it