Did they have capes?

Did they have capes?

US President Barack Obama’s Republican foes on Tuesday forced a largely symbolic one-week delay in a key Senate panel’s vote on his second US Supreme Court pick, Elena Kagan.

“Foes?” Really? Were minions involved, too?

I mean, I think pointless delays are, well, pointless. But surely the AFP could choose language more suited for CSPAN than the Cartoon Network.