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As reported here yesterday, George Will mocked Portland in a column this week for Newsweek as a place that "liberals hope is a harbinger of America's future.

Portland's ambassador for all things sustainable, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, then responded via Twitter, as noted on Blue Oregon, to the affront by inviting Will to come to Portland for a throwdown debate. And now the Democratic congressman is taking his challenge to Will to the hallowed halls of Congress.

The whole thing is starting to remind us of this:

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