Washington Post Captures Spirit of Adelson's Online Gambling Ban

This Utterly Sublime (And Somehow Not Fake) Headline Perfectly Captures Sheldon Adelson’s Push To Ban Online Gambling

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There are headlines, and then there are headlines.

We’re dealing with one of the latter here. Via Colby Itkowitz of the Washington Post:

Congressman hit with purse of Sheldon Adelson’s wife signs on to Adelson anti-online gaming bill

The Congressperson in question: Rep. Brad Ashford (D-Neb.), who became the 14th co-sponsor of the Sheldon Adelson-backed Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) on the same day that Ashford was grazed by Miriam Adelson’s falling purse in the House gallery.

“I wish I’d opened the purse,” Ashford joked to the Omaha World-Herald. “Do you think she carries cash?”

The visual is a bit too perfect given the controversy surrounding congressional support for Adelson’s RAWA:

Below is an image-based version of the headline:


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