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Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:37 AM

Ex-ALEC Chair Berates Woman — ‘I’m Not Speaking In Little Enough Words For You To Understand’

In an exchange caught on camera, Howell berates the group’s executive director Anna Scholl, mocking the group’s website and her. Howell criticizes the Washington Post’s article about the group’s as “full of half-truths or un-truths.”

In a failed attempt to back up his accusation, Howell notes that while the Commonwealth paid about $230,000 on ALEC-related expenses, it spent even more on travel for the same and other legislators to attend conferences by the bipartisan National Conference of State Legislators.

When by Scholl pressed as to how omission of that irrelevant detail constituted an inaccuracy, Howell berated her:

I guess I’m not speaking in little enough words for you to understand.

When Scholl responded to the slight, telling him “I’m a smart girl, actually I went to the University of Virginia,” more than capable of understanding polysyllabic words. Howell curtly replied, “We’ll good for you.”

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2012/04/12/463774/va-speaker-and-ex-alec-chair-berates-woman-im-not-speaking-in-little-enough-words-for-you-to-understand/

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Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:41 AM

1. I'd ask him if his mother taught him to speak to women that way.

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Fri Apr 13, 2012, 10:11 AM

2. I'm troubled. Granted, I don't know a lot. But why did I just find out this year about this ALEC

group?

It makes perfect sense that there had to be an evil Wizard of Oz orchestrating these nefarious bills from behind the curtain, and now, suddenly, I find out that they exist, and who these pieces of shit are.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Apr 13, 2012, 10:18 AM

3. "I'm a smart WOMAN"

If she is over 18, she is no longer a girl. Poor choice of words, especially since she was being belitted in the first place.

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