“Intimidating is going up to a growling Rottweiler and having to squeeze his anal glands, or going up to a stallion that weighs 1,200 pounds and telling him you’re going to take his testicles off. ... That’s intimidating. I think I can handle Congress.” 

                  — Freshman Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.), a veterinarian, telling the National Journal in a story published Thursday that he’s not bent out of shape about ticking off his House colleagues. 

ITK hears leadership aides were laughing about Yoho's comment Friday in the Speaker's Lobby.