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Weekly Standard Say: Jeff Flake Has Leadership Role in Future

4:57 PM, Oct 28, 2009 • By MICHAEL GOLDFARB
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From Jeff Flake, in response to questions about why he voted against a bill "honoring the 2560th anniversary of the birth of Confucius and recognizing his invaluable contributions to philosophy and social and political thought."

"He who spends time passing trivial legislation may find himself out of time to read healthcare bill," said Flake.

The boss weighed in on the Confucius resolution here.