Tornado picked wrong day to suck up politicians

Our recent rash of severe weather included the funnel cloud seen in the video above, which seemed to hover directly over the State Capitol building yesterday. "Too bad it didn't touch down," writes the YouTuber who captured these images. "Could have been a crazy place for a tornado."

True -- but would any of us have enjoyed being struck by a flying legislator?

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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