The only thing we can be sure of is that what little credibility Congress has left took a swan dive on Friday.
The Memphis metropolitan daily, the aptly named Commercial Appeal, took a swan dive on the story.
Ten seconds later, as the lapping waves reached for her, she did a sort of swan dive and landed flat with the raft beneath her.
Ray climbed up on the rail, poised there a second, then attempted a swan dive.
And come he did, in a swan dive that was almost professional and that brought handclapping approval from the girls.