Is Rep. Barton's "apology" really that big of a deal in the long run? He is from Texas, an oil producing state. Might his comments actually help him raise money from oil executives?
In the poll on the Worst Week in Washington that you put on The Fix blog, four candidates were mentioned and Congressman Joe Barton wasn't one of them. Congressman Bob Etheridge received the most votes in the poll. He physically attacked two calm young people that asked him a simple question about Barack Obama. How come Etheridge didn't get selected for Worst Week in Washington?