Mark Pocan Practices Prestidigitation

Posted January 12, 2015 at 5:15pm

Rep. Mark Pocan is dusting off his performer’s cap for a new weekly series dubbed, “Magic Mondays.”  

The Wisconsin Democrat, who told Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert that he once earned a decent living by blowing people’s minds, is reconnecting with his showman side to help break down what’s actually going on in Washington, D.C.  

The last time Pocan dared meddle with the natural order of things, boiling water became precipitation .

Not for nothing, congressman, but Congress is well versed in the art of making stuff disappear (our collective wealth, public trust, global standing). Maybe consider stretching your talents and conjure up something not seen around these parts — say, a bicameral budget deal. Or bipartisan agreement on anything — in forever.  

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