Monday, November 22, 2010

No Hats in the House!??

Apparently our House of Representatives has had a law against Representatives wearing hats in the Senate. This is a problem for the Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson who claims to own over 300 hats and wants to see the law repealed.

Rep. Frederica Wilson, (c) Steve Cannon/AP

The chamber's hat ban "dates back to when men wore hats" Wilson explained, "and we know that men don't wear hats indoors, but women wear hats indoors. Hats are what I wear. People get excited when they see the hats. Once you get accustomed to it, it's just me. Some people wear wigs, or high-heel shoes or big earrings or pins. This is just me."

I hope she wins!

Quote taken from article on Yahoo News by Holly Bailey
(Photo of Wilson by Steve Cannon/AP)

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