Ileana Mistakes Obama for Fauxbama, Hangs Up On the Real Prez
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.'"
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.
-- Tim Elfrink
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