One Of Those Days of the Day

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One Of Those Days of the Day
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One Of Those Days of the Day: A congresswoman representing California's Central Coast was left looking rather silly after she accidentally pressed the wrong button during voting on a bill she co-sponsored -- and became the lone lawmaker to vote against it.

The legislation, which calls on Iran to release Christian pastor Yousef Nadarkhani who is slated to be executed for apostasy, passed in the House by a vote of 417 to 1 -- with the lone holdout being Rep. Lois Capps (D-San Luis Obispo).

Upon realizing her error, Capps -- who just last week gave a stirring speech in support of Nadarkhani's release -- immediately rushed to the floor to reiterate her support for the bill and explain that she simply pressed the wrong button.

Of course, come election time, her political rivals may conveniently "forget" the part where she has a legitimate reason for voting against a man's religion freedom.

[tribune.]