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Barney Frank Really Wants His Senior Discount

12:44 PM, Jul 27, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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If only our representatives would be as steadfast in caring for every dollar of our money:

Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank caused a scene when he demanded a $1 senior discount on his ferry fare to Fire Island's popular gay haunt, The Pines, last Friday. Frank was turned down by ticket clerks at the dock in Sayville because he didn't have the required Suffolk County Senior Citizens ID. A witness reports, "Frank made such a drama over the senior rate that I contemplated offering him the dollar to cool down the situation."

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