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Lunchtime Poll: Anthony Weiner will not yield the floor

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In movies, Congress is full of handsome moralists with fantastic hair who debate the finer points of American law. Politicians deliver fiery, passionate speeches that all but guarantee the actors a spot in a future Academy Awards “In Memoriam” montage. Real-life Congress, as anyone who has ever been forced to watch C-SPAN knows, is a little bit different. The median age is 87, and debates usually focus on semi-abstract bits of congressional decorum.

So, at first, I was confused by the footage of Rep. Anthony Weiner giving a loud, passionate speech during the current debate over whether to provide monetary aid to the 9/11 first responders. But then it occurred to me: he’s actually just re-enacting a famous scene from a movie about the American government! PopWatchers, help me out here. Watch the video below, and try to figure out which scene Weiner’s doing after the jump…

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