We must confess we’ve grown dizzy this summer just trying to track the indefatigable whirlwind that is Sen. Mike Duffy. When does this man nap?
There are a lot of self-serving political hacks in this word, but there is only one Mike Duffy. Herewith, just a few of the many summer sightings, as the Ol’ Duff perseveres in his selfless crusade to make this world a better place for all:
As…Mike Duffy says, “We will all die at some point…”
—Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 29, 2017.
The show will include a special whale puppet…Mike Duffy created for the performance.
—Bangor Daily News, June 30, 2017.
The campers listened to a talk on the Universal Call to Holiness by …Mike Duffy before heading outside for a bonfire and sing-a-long.
—Long Island Catholic, July 2017.
Mike Duffy is…hoping to make citizen-government interactions more personalized and responsive.
—chicagoinno.streetwise.co, July 6, 2017.
Mike Duffy…said the situation honestly fell through the cracks.
—kshb.com, July 6, 2017.
[T]he Thinkers and Movers Award has been presented to outstanding practitioners and educators who have…moved the supply chain field forward in significant ways. Previous recipients [include] Mike Duffy….
—businesswire.com, July 13, 2017.
…Mike Duffy says some residents are getting bad advice on one particular pest: the chinch bug.
—Charlottetown Guardian, July 13, 2017.
Enter Mike Duffy, a man on a mission to make that stigma a thing of the past.
–smartcitiesdive.com, July 20, 2017.
Mike Duffy…a four year veteran of the correctional facility, died of heart-related problems, according to Ken Gold, a corrections officer….
—thedailynewsonline.com. July 24, 2017.
(Fortunately, the preceding seems to have emanated from an alternate, David Lynchian universe.)
The family business was created in 1987 by…Mike Duffy…and came of age in the 21st century as the demand for… gasses soared….
—Gasworld, July 25, 2017.
Speakers include Gary Shank Parker, founder of Baptist Bikers of Kentucky[and] Mike Duffy….
—London Sentinel Echo, July 26, 2017.
…Mike Duffy…had been flown to Australia to work on local Mushroom acts….
—Herald Sun, Aug. 6, 2017.
Mike Duffy…said the company has been pushing to enhance its payment tools….
—statescoop.com, Aug. 17, 2017.
Sen. Mike Duffy is suing the Senate and the RCMP for the way they handled accusations about his expenses, seeking more than $7.8 million for loss of income and benefits and damage to his reputation.
—National Post, Aug. 24, 2017.
But, as always with the Ol’ Duff, it’s not about the money, it’s not about getting revenge for the wrongfully acquitted—it’s about our freedoms, it’s about giving back, it’s about the kids…
“My civil action raises questions which go to the heart of our democracy,” the 71-year-old said…. “If this action succeeds in bringing charter protections to all who work on Parliament Hill, this will be my greatest contribution to public life.”
—Toronto Star, Aug. 24, 2017.