Democratic Senator Nearly Qualifies for Darwin Award

Senator Richard Blumenthal called a press conference at a train station to criticize Amtrak’s safety practices. He set up for the press conference on the yellow paint next to the train track…that shows where you aren’t supposed to stand. Naturally, a train promptly came along:

It is sobering to think that this guy is one of only 100 senators and gets to vote on important legislation.

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