Overheard: Coburn Explains His Anatomical Reference to Reid
Posted at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 30, 2013
“My words weren’t appropriate, but my frustrations are real.”
— Sen. Tom Coburn, explaining the reason he referred to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid as an “absolute” orifice on the backside of the human body at a Republican gala in New York on Monday.
The Oklahoma Republican was asked about it Wednesday on Fox News by Elisabeth Hasselbeck before a segment Coburn was doing on national parks maintenance woes.