“Whatever he has done or not done, I [Glenn Thrush, the reporter] will miss Eric Massa, for no other reason than his gift with a phrase.
“In an amazing, far-ranging interview/monologue with a Rochester-area radio station, Massa admits making an off-color, sexual comment to a young staffer — but still claims Democratic leadership ratted him out to kill a health care “no” vote.
“That brought him to the subject of Rahm Emanuel and arm-twisting: “Rahm Emanuel is son of the devil’s spawn,” Massa said, according to City Hall. “He is an individual who would sell his mother to get a vote. He would strap his children to the front end of a steam locomotive.”
“Later in the interview, Massa — who sits down with Glenn Beck for a one-hour interview on Tuesday — tells a bizarre story about Emanuel accosting him in the House gym — in the buff:
“Let me tell you a story about Rahm Emanuel,” Massa started. “I was a congressman in my first eight weeks, and I was in the congressional gym, and I went down and I worked out and I went into the showers…I’m sitting there showering, naked as a jaybird and here comes Rahm Emanuel not even with a towel wrapped around his tush, poking his finger in my chest, yelling at me because I wasn’t going to vote for the president’s budget. Do you know how awkward it is to have a political argument with a naked man?”
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