Barbara Boxer: Please Call Me 'Senator'

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    Barbara Boxer: Call me 'senator'



    good grief! talk about petty!




    Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) didn't like a Brigadier General calling her "ma'am" at an EPW hearing yesterday.

    "Do me a favor," she said, "could say 'senator' instead of 'ma'am?' It's just a thing, I worked so hard to get that title, so I'd appreciate it, yes, thank you."










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    How's it any less petty than a judge wanting to be called "Judge XX", or a doctor "Doctor YY", or a mayor "Mayor ZZ", or the president "President Dipshit"?

    If someone's earned a title, and it's common knowledge, I would think they can expect to be addressed by it..

    JMO...
     
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    Any body here who is military can correct me if I'm wrong.. But that's what the military do.. Yes, Sir and No Ma'am.. I think she was just wielding her power.. Always correct in private and praise in public.. that's just good PR.
     
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    If she was a Republican would you have posted this story? :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Would you believe me if I said Yes?
     
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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:


    That's about as believable as you running off to Vegas to marry Sealybobo............:lol:
     
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    that's why I asked.. next?
     
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    What would be really interesting would be to watch her interrogation from start to finish and see if she addressed him as "Brigadier General" each time she spoke to him.. :eusa_whistle:
     
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    I told her she was fucked up to her face. My colonel was "asked" to find another alternate member for DACOWITS. :lol:
     
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    Well good for you.. Snotty little wench.. She could have asked him off camera to call her Senator rather than belittle him in front of the whole committee.and any ways in my book a Brigadier General should outrank a Senatwor from Caleeefornia donchyathink?
     

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