Conservative Republican Tom “The Hammer” DeLay used to be known as the “meanest man in Congress”, says Maureen Dowd. Now he’s a contestant on Dancing with the Stars.  “It might be a sign of the apocalypse.”

Gawker is equally scathing of the “thuggish, corrupt former exterminator who ran the House of Representatives like it was an organized crime family” getting his Peter Allen on.

Anyway best to let the dance do the talking. Here’s the “flamboyant” DeLay doing his wild thing.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epZlsCTNegw&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]

Or you could just watch Jon Stewart’s take on The Daily Show (starts around the 4:30 mark). Warning: geriatric hip movements might be offensive to some viewers (oh, and the phallus at the end).

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