Hank Johnson, Georgia's 4th district, buddhist congressman

That’s one Buddhist congressman’s concern. Representing Georgia’s 4th District, Hank Johnson (D) is fighting off a “Yank Hank” campaign led by fellow Democrats who want his seat (with Dems like these, who needs Republicans?).

About Guam—Atlanta’s NBC TV affiliate reports:

In an Armed Services Committee meeting, Admiral Robert Millard asked Mr. Johnson about his concerns.

Congressman Johnson told Admiral Miller that his biggest fear was ” [Guam] will tip over…and capsize”.

Admiral Miller responded to the literal translation of that statement by responding ” we do not anticipate that.”

Rep. Johnson has responded to the critics by reiterating that he used the statement only as a metaphor.

That’s quite a metaphor—or is it a koan?

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