But what makes Dodd most interesting is the striking contradiction in his character.
In another interview, he went further, calling for a grassroots effort to purge Dodd.
In fact, before this latest round of good news, Dodd has had a terrible year on both the political and personal fronts.
Senator Dodd is sponsoring a bill that would—the wording is from The New York Times headline—“Curb [the] Financial Industry.”
"In the last few years, we've had a few incidents of people coming here and working in our area," Dodd says.
But only for a moment, for she felt Mrs. Dodd start and press her arm; and lo!
Mrs. Dodd was awakened one night by the feeling that some one was in her room.
Mr. Talboys teased Mr. Dodd a little, that is all, and Mr. Dodd was not so patient as I have seen him on like occasions.
Much to her surprise, Mrs. Dodd paled and left the room hastily.
"You are certainly no stranger to me, Mr. Dodd," was her gracious expression.