At least I got the ex-journalist, and the Irish, vote

I had no inkling that I was a man without honor in my own state until Bill Petroski from The Des Moines Register called last Thursday. I burst out laughing when the veteran reporter told me that a resolution citing me for winning the Pulitzer Prize has been held up by the Republican Senate majority since Feb. 14. Apparently the senators sat around the Bill Dix Memorial Roman Bath and cast their lots against me because we do not like Donald Trump, Steve King, river pollution or secret slush funds involving public officials.

“He is not one of our favorite newspapermen,” Sen. Mark Segebart, R-Vail, told Petroski.

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Art Cullen