Best Of 2011

Best Way to Frighten Florida Republicans: Smile and say "uterus"

Florida Democratic Representative Scott Randolph, from Orlando, suggested that if his wife’s uterus were incorporated, the right-wing lobby might drop the 18 anti-abortion bills filed last session. Speaker Dean Cannon asked him not to use such language on the floor of the House when teenage pages are present. “Uterus,” a word synonymous with womb, life and Catherine Durkin Robinson’s writing career, has since been seen on buttons, campaign literature and its own Facebook page (more than 4,200 fans!).