George Carlin told us years ago how and why things like this happen.
"Its a big club and YOU ain't in it."
We "won". You do sound parochial, you know. We won on a wedge issue we were allowed to win. Meanwhile, we lost our National sovereignty. You didn't notice? That's all right, you weren't supposed to.
His merkin is drooping
In Wisconsin they refer to that as a "spat".
Since Louie Gohmert has yet to announce, he probably had it sewn up anyway.