On June 21, 1964, in New York, Jim Bunning was perfect. On March 1, 2010, in Washington, the ex-Phillie-turned-GOP-senator is as far from perfect as you can get. This picture above shows unemployed Americans in baseball uniforms trying to talk some sense into the aging Philadelphia sports legend:
Two thousand federal transportation workers will be furloughed without pay on Monday, and the Obama administration said they have a Kentucky senator to blame for it.
Federal reimbursements to states for highway programs will also be halted, the Transportation Department said in a statement late Sunday. The reimbursements amount to about $190 million a day, according to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.