Sheila Jackson Lee Strikes Again: Refers to Rodney King as a ‘Great Philosopher’

In other news, I’m continuing to refer to Sheila Jackson Lee as an “unintentionally great comedienne.”

Money quote of the week by way of the American Thinker:

After Fox’s Griff Jenkins told Lee regular citizens are worried that no matter which way the SCOTUS vote goes we may be in for more congressional gridlock, the Texas representative brought up King.

I want to embrace those Americans… in fact when I go home I speak their language and they speak mine I’m quoting the great philosopher Rodney King, “can we all get along?”

Descartes, Wundt, Aristotle, Jung, Hegel, Plato, Schopenhauer and Rodney King. Yeah, that sounds about right.

Now, somebody might say “come on, she was being facetious.” But since this is the same member of Congress who thinks there are still two Vietnams and who once asked someone at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratories if the Mars Pathfinder had taken an image of the flag planted there in 1969 by Neil Armstrong, she hasn’t earned that level of benefit of the doubt:

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