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Mon Dec 1, 2014, 10:57 AM

Hill staffer Elizabeth Lauten resigns after remarks about Obama daughters

Source: Washington Post

Embattled Hill staffer Elizabeth Lauten has resigned amid a backlash over critical remarks she posted on Facebook Friday about President Barack Obama’s daughters.

Lauten, Rep. Stephen Lee Fincher's (R-Tenn.) communications director, came under fire over the weekend after posting derogatory remarks about Sasha and Malia Obama regarding their appearance at the president’s annual Turkey pardoning.

“Dear Sasha and Malia, I get you’re both in those awful teen years, but you’re a part of the First Family, try showing a little class,” Lauten wrote. “Rise to the occasion. Act like being in the White House matters to you. Dress like you deserve respect, not a spot at a bar.”

Lauten confirmed her resignation to the Washington Post Monday morning.

Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/12/01/embattled-hill-staffer-elizabeth-lauten-reportedly-resigns-after-controversial-remarks/

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Reply Hill staffer Elizabeth Lauten resigns after remarks about Obama daughters (Original post)
herding cats Dec 2014 OP
titaniumsalute Dec 2014 #1
truthisfreedom Dec 2014 #3
Hoppy Dec 2014 #4
IllinoisBirdWatcher Dec 2014 #6
DeSwiss Dec 2014 #7
wordpix Dec 2014 #19
jmowreader Dec 2014 #20
enough Dec 2014 #2
Hoppy Dec 2014 #5
RobinA Dec 2014 #13
Blue_Tires Dec 2014 #14
Blue Idaho Dec 2014 #8
jwirr Dec 2014 #9
Voice for Peace Dec 2014 #11
cosmicone Dec 2014 #10
rhett o rick Dec 2014 #12
juajen Dec 2014 #15
Kingofalldems Dec 2014 #18
graegoyle Dec 2014 #16
Kingofalldems Dec 2014 #17

Response to herding cats (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:07 AM

1. Fox Noise will give her a contract in the next day or two...NT

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Response to titaniumsalute (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:11 AM

3. No doubt triple her salary as well.

And require her to create insulting remarks about Barack's family on a daily basis.

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Response to titaniumsalute (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:25 AM

4. --- only if she's an attractive blond.

 

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Response to Hoppy (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:30 AM

6. Well, she qualifies on the blonde part...

And she wears ugly pink and blue prints. That should count for something.

https://www.facebook.com/elauten

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Response to Hoppy (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:34 AM

7. There's still Clairol's right?

 

- Isn't that what any ''respectable Republican woman'' would use?

Say something in... oh, I don't know.... Hops Blonde?

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Response to Hoppy (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 2, 2014, 10:57 AM

19. if you think Faux blondes like Ann Coulter are attractive

I'm missing something. Once they open their mouths, all attraction disappears IMO

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Response to titaniumsalute (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 2, 2014, 02:32 PM

20. I don't think so

Fox likes their blonde right-wing airheads to be about three inches in diameter.

I could definitely see her as a Fox News scriptwriter; whether she'd take such a job is another question.

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Response to herding cats (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:10 AM

2. She'll be moving on to greater things, I'm sure. Egregiously disrespecting the Obama's

is a resume-builder for right-wing hacks. She was a complete unknown before this; now she's a celebrity.

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Response to herding cats (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:26 AM

5. --- looking for a spot at a bar......

 

Didn't she mean Jenna and Not Jenna?

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Response to Hoppy (Reply #5)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 12:21 PM

13. That Was

a weird criticism. The rest was out of line, the bar thing was just starnge. Is that what she thinks people wear to bars? To me they looked like they just got home from school.

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Response to RobinA (Reply #13)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 01:33 PM

14. Like I said before, the insult was a code for what she really wanted to call them...

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Response to herding cats (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:43 AM

8. Criticizing the President's Kids

Is never a good career move. It's especially bad when you are busy spouting your sanctimonious Christian claptrap.

What an odious stinkpot of humanity.

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Response to herding cats (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:49 AM

9. Good. She is an idiot and he had hired her as his communitcations director. Seems that she is more

qualified as the cleaning lady.

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Response to jwirr (Reply #9)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:56 AM

11. She used to work for Joe Walsh.

 

nuff said

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Response to herding cats (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 11:55 AM

10. Where is the apology from the congressman?

 

Resignation of a minion is so not enough.

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Mon Dec 1, 2014, 01:55 PM

15. Very good. That was very stupid and undeserved. She needed firing.

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Response to juajen (Reply #15)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 04:10 PM

18. I believe she was arrested in 2000 for shoplifting.

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Response to herding cats (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 02:18 PM

16. Republican criticizes Democratic first family, not remembering previous Rep. first family.

Not surprised.

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Response to herding cats (Original post)

Mon Dec 1, 2014, 03:51 PM

17. Kick and Rec.

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