When it came time for Rep. Bill Johnson from Ohio to ask questions he put his sights on Kleeb and began a political assassination attempt unlike any other I have seen in a committee hearing. All the while, Chairman Lee Terry allowed this completely unacceptable behavior to continue, despite a plea from Rep. Schakowsky for Lee Terry to step up to his chairman’s responsibility and bring some civility to the hearing.
It was obvious to all watching that Lee Terry had no intention of stopping the bloodletting on Kleeb, his fellow Nebraskan. Folks, I have to tell you it was a disgusting thing to watch, and if you have any respect at all for Lee Terry, let it go. He is not worthy, and openly displayed his reputation as a shallow, relatively non-effective politician in plain daylight.
Friday, September 27, 2013
York News-Times: '...it was a disgusting thing to watch, and if you have any respect at all for Lee Terry, let it go'
Via Progressive Oasis' facebook page comes this commentary from the York News-Times about the abusive, sexist badgering of Bold Nebraska's Jane Kleeb (video here), over which Energy and Commerce subcommittee chairman Lee Terry presided but did nothing to moderate: