Valentines for Washington

Politicians aren’t writing each other love notes, so we did it for them.

An imaginary Valentine. Love, Senate leadership.
National Journal
Sarah Mimms and Elahe Izadi Brian Resnick Matt Berman
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Sarah Mimms and Elahe Izadi Brian Resnick Matt Berman
Feb. 14, 2014, 7:05 a.m.

What polit­ic­ans should be send­ing one an­oth­er this Valentine’s Day.

@Speak­er Boehner to @House­GOP

Will you be mine? Check __ Yes, __ No.

@Team_Mitch to @Sen­ate_GOPs

Send­ing flowers to those who joined me on the debt ceil­ing. To the rest, good luck with Matt Bev­in.

@Rep­PaulRy­an to @P90X

My love for you is like the en­ti­tle­ment sys­tem, long-last­ing and grow­ing un­sus­tain­ably.

@John­Cornyn to @Stock­manSen­ate

Roses are red, vi­ol­ets are blue, I’ve been here 12 years, you’re go­ing to lose.

@Hil­laryC­lin­ton to @Sen­Rand­Paul

“You shouldn’t have. Really.”

@Speak­er­Boehner to @Sec­JackLew

With the debt ceil­ing gone, you’ll still write me, right? Right?

@Con­gress to @Amer­ica

Even though you hate us more than Nick­el­back, thanks for keep elect­ing us.

@Gov­Christie to @Spring­steen

My love for you is stronger than the storm.

@Team_Mitch to @Sen­at­or­Reid

When I called you “my friend” I really meant it. Hon­est.

@JoeBiden to @NoOneIn­Par­tic­u­lar

How’s mom?

@Hil­laryC­lin­ton to @2016

Be Mine.

@2016 to @Gov­ernorOMal­ley

I truly have no idea who you are.

@SenS­cottBrown to @NHGOP

O, my love is like the red, red of Bob Cos­t­as’s eyes, blind­ing and de­bil­it­at­ing.

Post­script: At least one sen­at­or has sent a real Valentine’s Day tweet. 

@Speaker Boehner to @HouseGOP

Will you be mine? Check __ Yes, __ No.

@Team_Mitch to @Senate_GOPs

Send­ing flowers to those who joined me on the debt ceil­ing. To the rest, good luck with Matt Bev­in.

@RepPaulRyan to @P90X

My love for you is like the en­ti­tle­ment sys­tem, long-last­ing and grow­ing un­sus­tain­ably.

@JohnCornyn to @StockmanSenate

Roses are red, vi­ol­ets are blue, I’ve been here 12 years, you’re go­ing to lose.

@HillaryClinton to @SenRandPaul

“You shouldn’t have. Really.”

@SpeakerBoehner to @SecJackLew

With the debt ceil­ing gone, you’ll still write me, right? Right?

@Congress to @America

Even though you hate us more than Nick­el­back, thanks for keep elect­ing us.

@GovChristie to @Springsteen

My love for you is stronger than the storm.

@Team_Mitch to @SenatorReid

When I called you “my friend” I really meant it. Hon­est.

@JoeBiden to @NoOneInParticular

How’s mom?

@SenScottBrown to @NHGOP

O, my love is like the red, red of Bob Cos­t­as’s eyes, blind­ing and de­bil­it­at­ing.

Post­script: At least one sen­at­or has sent a real Valentine’s Day tweet. 

@HillaryClinton to @2016

Be Mine.

@2016 to @GovernorOMalley

I truly have no idea who you are.

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