The Therapy Sessions
Tuesday, July 08, 2003
Honor The Horse, Of Course!
Schumer and Clinton Honor New York's Own Funny Cide on Senate Floor
US Senators Charles E. Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton today introduced a resolution in the US Senate honoring Funny Cide, the New York-based gelding who won this year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. Schumer and Clinton said that the horse, purchased for $75,000 by a few high school friends from Sackets Harbor, was a model for other New Yorkers and Americans about how perseverance can overcome even the longest of odds.
Yes, millions of underpriveleged American schoolchildren will hit the books after learning about Funny Cide, and the trial of being a wunderhorse.
Sometimes I think politicians have gone out of the minds...