Amy Klobuchar's shirt-raising note revealed in new book
She's already peeved at the sexism in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotomayor, and the current debate over Elena Kagan for a similar appointment, so maybe this isn't too surprising: According to a new book by Terrence Samuel, "The Upper House: A Journey Behind the Closed Doors of the U.S. Senate," Klobuchar was presiding over the heavy-on-testosterone Senate one day when a page handed her a note signed 'Anonymous' that read, 'Pull up your shirt.'"
Classy. And it gets worse:
According to Samuel's book, the Minnesota Democrat's unintentional flesh-baring became a joke among some Senators, including Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and the next time Klobuchar presided over the chamber, she got a second anonymous note. "Your earrings don't match," it read. "When she looked up, Tester was cracking up in the back row."
Hat tip: Raw Story.
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