Well, this is certainly one way to start a conversation.
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) handed House Judiciary Committee chairman John Conyers (D-Mich.) an actual acorn, hoping to discuss the embattled community activist group of the same name.
King tweeted Wednesday:
Just presented an acorn to chairman j conyers-who-with a smile and a handshake agreed to meet tomorrow to talk about an acorn investigation
The Republican, who also sits on the Judiciary panel, has frequently called for investigations into ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) due to allegations of voter registration fraud committed by some of its members.
ACORN also came under fire after conservative activists posing as a pimp and prostitute taped Baltimore ACORN workers advising them on how to buy a home and legally disclose their income for tax purposes.