Daily Archives: February 7, 2013

Illinois State Rep. Mike Bost has had enough

An Illinois Republican lawmaker lost his cool in a big way Tuesday while discussing his state’s pension overhaul on the House floor — shouting and throwing papers in a rant that has since gone viral.

GOP state Rep. Mike Bost flew into a rage after leaders of the Democrat-controlled General Assembly submitted an 11th-hour plan to overhaul the state’s pension fund that excludes Chicago residents from sharing in the financial burden.

“You should be ashamed of yourselves,” GOP state Rep. Mike Bost screamed as he stood on the House floor and flung copies of the bill. “Enough, when is it going to stop?”