Here's Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Her Interns Dancing to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off"
As far as Republican members of Congress go, Miami's Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is probably one of the coolest to intern with. She has a well-documented sense of humor. She's the longest-serving female Republican in the House. She sits on the powerful Foreign Relations Committee. She's down with gay marriage. She represents Miami. She probably gets her pick of all the young interns who are like, "My politics may be conservative, but that doesn't mean I am home on a Saturday night."
So it's no surprise that her (actually rather diverse) group of interns decided to cut loose and record a lip-synched music video to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" — and even dragged the congresswoman into some of the fun.
Granted, intern music videos are almost always something of a cringe-inducing affair to watch. Remember when Crispin Porter + Bogusky's Coconut Grove interns used to turn out music videos every summer?
Anyway, watch it for yourself.
Of course, we do need to talk about some individual moments.
Like when the interns lead a conga line into Nancy Pelosi's office.
Or the part where we learn that Ros-Lehtinen has apparently adopted or acquired the nickname "Mrs. 305." #Dale. Pitbull's influence is even felt in the nation's capital.
Or any of Mrs. 305's dance moves.
Anyway, this kind of does ruin our image of what goes on in the Capitol. Imagine watching House of Cards Season 1, and while Francis Underwood is addressing the camera about one of his schemes, he walks past a bunch of 20-year-olds in neckties dancing to Taylor Swift.