By Judy Kurtz - 10/19/11 11:33 PM EDT
Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) are sending out a spooky card this Halloween that might scare the bejeezus out of supporters of the U.S. sugar program.
The postcard features creepy bats flying across a full moon with the message, “The U.S. Sugar Program: a trick on consumers and a treat for the sugar industry.”
Kirk is the holder of the “candy desk” in the Senate chamber, which is stocked chock-full of sugary treats.
No word on what Shaheen and Kirk will be offering up to sugar-crazed trick-or-treaters this year.