October 31, 2007

Remember this charmer?:

The Politico:

When we last saw Trent Wisecup, chief of staff to Rep. Joe Knollenberg (R-Mich.), he was busy blowing a gasket on YouTube and berating an anti-war protestor for following around the congressman with a video camera. [..] It was not a pretty moment, and Wisecup was mocked by MSNBC host Keith Olbermann for his generally unhinged behavior.

Wisecup followed up his on-camera performance with a long recitation to The Crypt of what makes a "true American," as well as posting comments on Fealk's own blog.

Well, it seems that Wisecup has now taken a paid leave of absence from Knollenberg's office, and it's unclear when he'll be coming back.

"He took a leave of absence," said Steven Betz, Knollenberg's field rep, of Wisecup. Betz was unsure of when Wisecup went on leave, but it was about a week after the encounter with Fealk.

Let's hope he gets the anger management training that he needed...maybe a course or two in Constitutional Studies would be helpful as well. We just want you better, Trent.

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