Watch Connecticut Senator Blumenthal narrowly avoid death by train during a railway safety press conferenceSubmitted by barracuda_trader on Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:07
Classic Federal Government behavior!
Actions may speak louder than words, but Sen. Richard Blumenthal took that mentality to the extreme on Friday.
The Connecticut Democrat was standing behind Milford Mayor Ben Blake on the town's Metro-North station platform as the two held a press conference on railway safety. Complete with easels and charts, Blake was laying out the MTA's safety violations, which total 139 over the last 10 years, worth $552,000 in fines.
"Safety, as you know, is paramount," Blake said — and then this happened.