Must-see morning clip: The finger

A GOP Senate candidate gives a Dem tracker the finger

Published September 14, 2012 1:39PM (EDT)

 Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont. (Facebook/RehbergForSenate)
Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont. (Facebook/RehbergForSenate)

When asked by a Democratic tracker how much he relies on lobbyists, Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., responded by giving him the finger.

Rehberg is running against Democratic Sen. Jon Tester in Montana.

Rehberg spokesman Chris Bond said that Rehberg was just scratching his head: "This is ridiculous, and Denny is clearly scratching his head, but it just goes to show how far Senator Tester's liberal Washington allies will go to try and manufacture a negative story in order to cover up for Tester's record of 95% support for President Obama's failed agenda."

You be the judge:

Via Buzzfeed.

By Jillian Rayfield

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at

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