*Sidenote: When internet memes make their way to the Senate floor, they are officially dead
Politico's Click blog found this gem from Sen. Vitter earlier today.
Sen. David Vitter mentioned the honey badger in a colloquy with Sen. Jeff Sessions about the upcoming LSU-Alabama football game.
“I would just summarize our feelings in Louisiana,” Vitter said. “You all have a great team, maybe one of the best Alabama teams ever, but it really doesn’t matter who LSU’s opponent is, because as we say in Louisiana, the honey badger takes what he wants, and we’re looking forward to doing that on Saturday night.”
Vitter’s spokesman explained the reference: “I doubt the senator has seen the original video, but the honey badger meme has become popular among LSU football fans this season. One of LSU’s star defensive players, Tyrann Mathieu, earned the nickname 'Honey Badger' because he’s fearless and takes what he wants on the football field.”
And just in case you haven't seen the original...