By Judy Kurtz - 10/19/11 11:33 PM EDT
Sens. Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenSenators press State Department on 'plan B' in Syria Senate passes bill to preserve sexual assault kits Dems call for better birth control access for female troops MORE (D-N.H.) and Mark KirkMark KirkFormer Miss Universe becomes surprise story to emerge from debate Senate rivals gear up for debates The Trail 2016: Trump seizes on Charlotte violence MORE (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.