Jul 17

Is Sheila Jackson Lee this out of touch???

As if there’s not enough other reasons for Sheila Jackson Lee to be voted out of office, we can add this one:

When I first saw this, I suspected that she is referring to North and South Korea, but in reviewing a statement released on the Congresswoman’s web site, she says:

If there was any reason to raise a point of concern, it was probably because I misspoke and did not add the phrase, after my discussion of North and South Vietnam, that “the nation was united as one.”

A nation, that has been united since 1976 – 34 years ago.

This is not the first time Jackson Lee has gone off-script, completely skewering the original intent.  Nor, I doubt it will be the last.  While she is likely to be re-elected in 2010, if the state does the redistricting properly, it could lead to her departure in a “new” 18th District in 2012.

[Hat Tip: Big Peace]

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