What politicians really do in their spare time
Let this be another reminder: Look around before you start playing solitaire when you shouldn’t.
Three state lawmakers are facing public ridicule for their computer activities during debate Monday on the floor of the state House of Representatives over the new biennial budget. Rep. Barbara Lambert of Milford and Rep. Jack F. Hennessy of Bridgeport, both Democrats, can be seen in an Associated Press photograph playing solitaire on their laptops in the House chamber while House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero was giving a speech. Another unidentified lawmaker can be seen accessing ESPN.com.