In Re: Fetterman

I’m starting to think that maybe we should wish for more Democratic politicians to have strokes like John Fetterman, because it seems it might make them better. It looks to be so in the case of John Fetterman.

He’s clearly on the mend, not just physically, but mentally. First, in the aftermath of October 7, he has been unequivocally on the side of Israel, even seen parading outside the Capitol, in the midst of leftist pro-Hamas demonstrators, carrying an Israeli flag, which has infuriated the left.

And now he has said, hey—if we’re going to kick George Santos out of the House, when are we going to kick out Robert Menendez (the “Senator from Egypt,” Fetterman calls him) from the Senate? And he said this on The View, which has to be the least receptive possible outlet for this”

To be sure, one wonders whether Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer put Fetterman up to this, hoping to bring pressure on Menendez to resign, and spare Democrats the agony of possibly losing his seat next year.

UPDATE: Turns out the Babylon Bee is thinking along the same lines:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a bizarre coincidence, Senator Jon Fetterman has suddenly become more conservative after his brain resumed working.

Previously a die-hard liberal, Fetterman has stunned audiences by staking out a variety of conservative positions over the past several weeks, at the same time as his brain regained the ability to speak in sentences. With Fetterman’s cognition continually improving, conservatives have sat dumbfounded as they found themselves nodding along with the Democrat.

“I don’t know if I should be worried, but Fetterman sounds like he’s speaking coherently and making valid arguments,” said local conservative John Rogers as he watched the Senator on television. “I should probably go check my blood pressure to make sure I’m not the one stroking out.”

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