Hey, Rep. Himes, welcome to 2010. That’s when snickering at Fred Thompson’s reverse mortgage commercials was a popular pastime among your fellow lefties. We’re sure you can get all caught up by visiting the Gawker or Daily Kos archives.

Here in 2012, we prefer to mock members of Congress for their pretentious use of Latin stock phrases on Twitter. Sheesh! Keep up with the times!