Americans love Mexican food. We consume nachos, tacos, burritos, tortas, enchiladas, tamales and anything resembling Mexican in enormous quantities. We love Mexican beverages, happily knocking back huge amounts of tequila, mezcal and Mexican beer every year. We love Mexican people—as we sure…
“Parliamentary inquiry: At what point must a female Senator raise her hand or her voice in order to be heard over the male Senators in the room?”
And the gallery goes wild.
This is after she’s had previous motions completely ignored, despite the fact that everyone except the chair apparently heard her.
When you tell your kids stories about this day, y’all had BETTER NOT FORGET THIS WOMAN. Her name is Senator Leticia van de Putte, and she was the trigger for the explosion of noise that has stalled this bill for the past fifteen minutes or so, and probably what will stall it until midnight.
The crowds might be chanting Wendy’s name, but this woman is the one who got them chanting.