Thursday, November 03, 2005
Frist was now sputtering. "This is an affront to me personally. It's an affront to our leadership. It's an affront to the United States of America!" Turning sorrowful, he vowed that "for the next year and a half, I can't trust Senator Reid."
"Mr. Leader," one stunned journalist observed, "I don't remember you being so exercised over something before."
"You've never seen me in heart surgery," the senator, a transplant specialist, replied.
Dr. Frist's patients -- not to mention the Tennessee medical licensing board -- may be surprised to learn that he had operating-room rage.