A Jovial Kucinich On A Moonlit Night

More

Rep. Dennis Kucinich happened upon a group of reporters kibbitizing outside the Radisson Hotel in downtown Manchester around midnight this morning.

The reporters seemed to have the same thought simultaneously: "UFOs!"

Kucinich was indulgent.

"Well, what I really wanted to say at the debate, was, 'Yes, Tim, I have seen UFOs, and an alien said to be, 'Take me to your leader.' And I told him, well, I don't think our leader is going to want to meet with an illegal alien."

One of us asked Kucinich his thoughts about Gov. Bill Richardson's musing that the U.S. government is concealing UFO documents from the public.

"Well that means you know he's running for Senate in New Mexico," Kucinich said, inching toward the door of the hotel to join his waiting wife.

But he stopped himself. "You know... Rasmussen has me at 7 percent now in New Hampshire," he said. "If I come in third here, that changes everything."

Indeed.

Jump to comments
Presented by

Marc Ambinder is an Atlantic contributing editor. He is also a senior contributor at Defense One, a contributing editor at GQ, and a regular contributor at The Week.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

Tracing Sriracha's Origin to a Seaside Town in Thailand

Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.


Elsewhere on the web

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

Where the Wild Things Go

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

Video

Adults Need Playtime Too

When was the last time you played your favorite childhood game?

Video

Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

Video

The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

Writers

Up
Down

More in Politics

Just In