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Tue Sep 8, 2015, 04:36 PM

Congressional bosses from Hell: Sheila Jackson Lee

A lot of politicians give nicknames to their aides. George W. Bush famously referred to his attorney general, Alberto Gonzalez, as “Fredo.” Mitch Daniels, then head of the Office of Management and Budget, was known as “The Blade.” Barack Obama reportedly called Larry Summers, his chief economic advisor, “Dr. Kevorkian.”

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas also hands out nicknames to the people who work for her. The Houston Democrat addressed one of her employees as “you stupid motherf@#$%^.” And not just once, but “constantly,” recalls the staffer, “like, all the time.”

Another Jackson Lee aide recounts the time her parents came to Washington to visit: “They were really excited to come to the congressional office. They’re small town people, so for them it was a huge deal. They were actually sitting in the main lobby waiting area…. came out screaming at me over a scheduling change. Called me a ‘stupid idiot. Don’t be a moron, you foolish girl’ and actually did this in front of my parents, of all things.”


Yet another staffer remembers requesting a meeting early on in her tenure to ask how best to serve the congresswoman. Jackson Lee’s response: “What? What did you say to me? Who are you, the Congresswoman? You haven’t been elected. You don’t set up meetings with me! I tell you! You know what? You are the most unprofessional person I have ever met in my life.” With that, Jackson Lee hung up the phone.






SOURCE- http://dailycaller.com/2011/03/02/congressional-bosses-from-hell-sheila-jackson-lee/

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Response to Banshee 3 Actual (Original post)

Tue Sep 8, 2015, 04:45 PM

1. Power corrupts. Some people are naturally corrupted, power just lets them spread it around...

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Response to Gamle-ged (Reply #1)

Tue Sep 8, 2015, 04:59 PM

2. She's just plain stupid.

Power or no.

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Response to .30M1 (Reply #2)

Tue Sep 8, 2015, 05:33 PM

3. With a huge anti-Semitic following

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Response to Gamle-ged (Reply #1)

Tue Sep 8, 2015, 08:17 PM

5. I wouldn't be surprised to hear she was like

This before she got elected. The power just enables her to get away with more and gives her more people to abuse.

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Response to Banshee 3 Actual (Original post)

Tue Sep 8, 2015, 06:40 PM

4. That doesn't surprise me. Probably fairly typical, actually.

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