Bat Loose in Congress

They're nocturnal. They live in caves. They use ecolocution.

BREAKING NEWS: BAT LOOSE IN CONGRESS

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There's a bat loose in congress!!!

My first thought was ..."who's the lucky guy who gets to swing it at the congress critters"

Well now, makes you wonder who is more "bats" - the bat or the "bats" . . . .

By Hilary Minor (not verified) on 26 Sep 2009 #permalink

I don't think bats ordinarly use "ecolocution", but it seems appropriate for one addresing congress.

By Jim Thomerson (not verified) on 27 Sep 2009 #permalink

The Congressmen seem battier than the bat.