It's the second to last day of the Missouri legislative session, and things are getting pretty weird. And, no, we're not talking about seersucker suits.
This morning, a body appeared on the glass ceiling of the Missouri House of Representatives in Jefferson City. It is hopefully just a dummy of sorts as part of some practical joke. (Remember things, do get silly in Jefferson City, sometimes!)
A House spokesman tells Daily RFT just now that he is not aware of the situation, but will look into it. Meanwhile, the leadership, it seems, has made a joke about it, soooo...we're hopeful it's just a bizarre final-week gag and not a horrible tragedy. We'll update when we know more. In the meantime, more photos and tweets below.
Apparently, it disappeared shortly after the tweets began.
House Speaker Timothy Jones is on it.
And the dummy is mysteriously gone now. Creepy #MOleg— Elizabeth Crisp (@elizabethcrisp) May 16, 2013
Speaker Jones joked that he's forming an "investigatory committee" to look into the fake dead body on the glass roof #MOleg— Elizabeth Crisp (@elizabethcrisp) May 16, 2013
Others have jokes, too, apparently:
Barnes introducing the "body" as special guest. #moleg— Jonathan Shorman (@jshormanNL) May 16, 2013
We'll let you know if we find out more!
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