Last weekend three Members of Congress, U.S. Senator Mark Kirk and U.S. Representatives Joe Walsh and Robert Dold took a tour of the Zion Nuclear Plant. (Today, Walsh will be at Woodstock’s Challenger Center holding a Town Hall Meeting starting at 1 and running until 2:30.)
Despite the fact that all sorts of nuclear waste is stored there, only Fox News seems to have noticed.
You may remember that the waste was destined to be taken to remote reaches of Nevada for safer storage.
The problem, of course, is that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reed is from Nevada.
Never let it be said that politics doesn’t trump logic.
The man missing from this picture is Harry Reed’s top assistant, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.
I went to Durbin’s home page and found what you see below:
Next I went to the search engine on Durbin’s web site and typed in “Nevada.”
Take a look at what I found on the site of the Democratic Party senator who represents the state that gets more of its electricity from nuclear power plants than any other: