Debbie Wasserman Schultz again attacked Rep. Allen West today on the Andrea Mitchell Reports program. Her assertion that it is not surprising that Rep. West would ‘crack under the pressure’ has ratcheted the rhetoric in the battle between the two Florida Congressmen. She has responded to Mr. West’s challenge to make this personal since attacking someone’s mental acuity has pulled any gloves off in this fight.
Here is Round 3 in this South Florida Rumble:
Here is Round 4:
Here is Round 1:
Here is the email reply from Allen West – Round 2:
“Unprofessional and Inappropriate Sophomoric Behavior from Wasserman Schultz.”
“Let me make myself perfectly clear, you want a personal fight, I am happy to oblige,” wrote West, a tea party favorite elected in November. “You are the most vile, unprofessional, and despicable member of the US House of Representatives.
“If you have something to say to me, stop being a coward and say it to my face, otherwise, shut the heck up. Focus on your own congressional district!”
Keith Olbermann has weighed in on this fight:
And yet the debt ceiling crisis deadline is fast approaching with no solution presented that will pass the House, Senate and president. The impasse in Washington is showing the people that political parties are more important than our country’s future inside the Beltway.