The Final Word.

"I do my hair with a weed whacker."

- Rep. James Traficant, the self-styled Ohio "Independent Democrat," responding last week to a question on CNN about whether his wife was a hairdresser.

(c) Copyright 2001. The Christian Science Monitor

of stories this month > Get unlimited stories
You've read  of 5 free articles. Subscribe to continue.

Only $1 for your first month.

Get unlimited Monitor journalism.