Democratic Congressman Posts Craigslist Ad for Republican Speaker Job on Facebook Page

This is pretty hilarious. Mark Takano is a Democrat. He's a congressman who represents California's 41st district. With all of the madness and general farce going through the Republican ranks these days, Mr. Takano decided to have a little fun, and maybe be a little helpful, by posting a Craigslist job notice for Republican Speaker of the House.


SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE (Washington, D.C.)

Are you an American Citizen? Do you have experience negotiating hostage situations? Are you ready for the challenge of a lifetime? Then this job is for you!

We are seeking an extremely patient and motivated person to lead the U.S. House of Representatives.

Responsibilities:

-Keeping the government open
-Avoiding a default on U.S. debt
-Maintaining women's access to health care
-Managing multiple investigative committees aimed at attacking Hillary Clinton
-Explaining to the "Freedom Caucus" the concepts of compromise and democratic governance

Requirements
-Proven ability to work with irrational people who pursue narrow priorities at the expense of millions of others
-Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
-Babysitting experience STRONGLY PREFERRED
-No Congressional experience necessary

Please e-mail resume and an outline of your plan to TheNextFrankUnderwood [at] gmail [dot] com.

RINOs NEED NOT REPLY

You can see the post below. Ahhhh, wiping tears from my eyes.

#story_page_post_article

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal
{{ post.roar_specific_data.api_data.analytics }}

Don't Sit on the Sidelines of History. Join Alternet All Access and Go Ad-Free. Support Honest Journalism.