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2004’s “Let Them Eat Cake” Moment

Someone remind the DNC to send this nice young lady a fruit basket: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A campaign worker for President Bush said on Thursday American workers unhappy with low-quality jobs should find new ones — or pop a Prozac to make themselves feel better. “Why don’t they get new jobs if they’re unhappy — […]

Someone remind the DNC to send this nice young lady a fruit basket:

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A campaign worker for President Bush said on Thursday American workers unhappy with low-quality jobs should find new ones — or pop a Prozac to make themselves feel better.

“Why don’t they get new jobs if they’re unhappy — or go on Prozac?” said Susan Sheybani, an assistant to Bush campaign spokesman Terry Holt.

When told the Prozac comment had been overheard, Sheybani said: “Oh, I was just kidding.”

Alternately, when the Bush campaign kicks her ass out the door for giving the Democrats a big fat t-shirt worth of clueless Republican class-bashing, perhaps they’ll give her a complementary prescription.

By John Scalzi

I enjoy pie.

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