Oh snap! So apparently Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen never really got over the shock or hilarity of Sarah Palin getting totally punked by those Canadian DJs pretending to be Nicholas Sarkozy.
Because when the President-elect tried to call her yesterday, she hung up on him quicker than you can say "No normalized relations with Cuba!"
Ileana cut off Obama mid-sentence, according to her office, explaining that she knew "this is a joke from one of the South Florida radio stations known for these pranks." Barack's notoriously badass chief-of-staff Rahm Emanuel promptly called her back -- presumably with some choice four-letter words in mind. So she hung up on him, too!
According to CNN, when Obama finally got the Miami rep to stop slamming down telephones mid-conversation, "she told him he was either 'very gracious' to reach across the aisle by contacting her, or 'had run out of folks to call, if you are truly calling me.'"
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Glad you can laugh about it Ileana! 'Cause Rahm Emanuel is probably going to personally hunt you down and tell you to fuck off at some point.