Think the Brits have the corner on parliamentary antics?

Along comes this….

Amid smoke bombs and flying eggs hurled by enraged opposition deputies, Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday controversially agreed to extend the Russian Navy’s lease on the Crimean port of Sevastopol for 25 years in exchange for billions of dollars worth of discounted Russian gas.

Video of this melee has been playing on news shows all day. And I keep wondering…..what’s that big parachute looking thing doing in parliament, and….how did eggs get in there? And, who brought the smoke bombs?

And we thought our Congress was bad.

Sheila Liaugminas

Sheila Liaugminas is an Emmy award-winning Chicago-based journalist in print and broadcast media. Her writing and broadcasting covers matters of faith, culture, politics and the media....