Leave it to the Last Mate to find this gem of a story from the Baltimore Sun.
Fire sends Maryland lawmakers rushing out of Annapolis bar
Celebration for new members of legislature ends abruptly
The fumes from the blaze were apparent on the second floor of the bar. The governor’s security noticed the smell and quickly escorted O’Malley to his black SUV.
Upon seeing the governor leave, dozens of lawmakers and lobbyists followed suit.
As lawmakers were leaving, firefighters were hooking up hoses and entering the three-story building.
The event was a celebration for roughly 40 lawmakers members who had just finished their first terms in office. It included a comedic roast of the new members by Busch followed by Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and then brief remarks by the governor, then dancing.”
Please tell us someone yelled “MacIntyre”..!