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October 19, 2006

Only in America II

Only in America.

Between a crisis at work and the 7th game of the Mets vs. Cardinals series tonight, not necessarily in order of importance, I'm going to have to leave you with two short posts.

The Republican candidates for the adjoining 4th and 8th congressional districts in Maryland live right near each other, just across the district line.

But that's not what's interesting.

According to an article in the Washington Jewish Week, they are both orthodox Jews, belong to the same shul, don't campaign on shabbat (losing the biggest campaign day each week), and act as the other's campaign manager. Unfortunately, both are also going to lose.