Last Friday I posted a status update on Facebook and got some unexpected feedback. I wrote: “David Mills has a thing for Debbie Wasserman Schultz.”
In case you don’t know, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is a Democratic congresswoman from Florida. I saw her on MSNBC Friday afternoon. She’s on MSNBC a lot.
Anyway, Eric Easter (of EbonyJet.com) replied: “You too?”
Donnell Alexander responded: “I’ve got the same jones, even knowing about her double mastectomy. Now that’s hot!”
My old friend George Darden commented: “I thought I was the only one. That hair! She is too cool.”
Lisa Langford (a.k.a. Kellybelle) added: “she’s gonna be the first woman president. watch.”
All this black love for a white Jewish politician. What’s the deal with Debbie Wasserman Schultz?
Journalist Amy Alexander put her finger on it: “Have you noticed that she seems kind of like a ‘sista?’ ”
Indeed. I vividly remember when I became aware of Rep. Wasserman Schultz... during last year’s presidential campaign.
The TV was on in the other room, and I heard the voice of a woman I thought to be black. Went to check her out, and I was like, “What?”
Been a fan ever since.
Here she is on a recent edition of “Hardball”: