Politics is a Hard Life

Today’s lesson on what not to do comes from one of the many troubled politicians in our land: former Alaska House Speaker Pete Kott.

Never get your Viagra and sleeping pills mixed up:

Former Alaska House Speaker Pete Kott is asking the judge in his political corruption case to prevent the jury from hearing evidence that ex-Veco chief executive Bill Allen supplied him with pills — and that the results were not exactly as planned.

According to a transcript of an intercepted telephone call between Allen and Kott on May 31, 2006, Allen gave Kott pills for sleeping and for sex. Kott got them mixed up and complained he was up all night while his “old lady” slept beside him.

In my opinion, the funniest part of this story is in this Anchorage Daily News story. Just under Kott’s picture is this direction: “Click to enlarge.” Sounds to me like he doesn’t need our help.

Don’t worry Pete. Even though your political career is dead, nobody will be able to close the lid on the casket.

Author: Doug Powers

Doug Powers is a writer, editor and commentator covering news of the day from a conservative viewpoint with an occasional shot of irreverence and a chaser of snark. Townhall Media writer/editor. MichelleMalkin.com alum. Bowling novice. Long-suffering Detroit Lions fan. Contact: WriteDoug@Live.com.