Skip to comments.VIDEO: Boxer Asks General To Call Her "Senator" And Not "Ma'am"
Posted on 06/17/2009 2:26:53 PM PDT by ianschwartz
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) to a General at a hearing yesterday: "Do me a favor," she said. "Could say senator instead of Ma'am It's just a thing, I worked so hard to get that title, so I'd appreciate it, thank you."
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What a bitch.
“ma’am” is too gender specific for her.
Yes Sir, Mam.
I would have refused.
But it’s ok to refer to him as “Mr. Bush” instead of President Bush.
Stupid broad with a big chip on her shoulder.
You read my mind.
LOL - beat me to it.
How hard did she really work? Please!
How come she didn’t say “General, could you do me a favor?”
It was just “Do me a favor...”
Stupid. Generals call other Generals “sir” and “ma’am.” Boxer, however, will have her baby-sitter calling her “Senator” twenty years after she retires to a nursing home.
” I worked so hard to get it...”
The general should have said, “But senator, I don’t remember you from any of the base bars!”
My immediate response was “what a DUMB bitch” - Lordy do I hate Libs.....”Ma’am” is a sign of respect - “Senator” is a slur these days.....bwaaaaaaaaaaaa
no problem... i understand running for senate was grueling. then again, obtaining brigadier general was no cake walk.
since we are being formal, i’ll call you senator boxer... while you refer to me as Brigadier General Michael Walsh
I worked so hard to get that title
Can you say “Public Servant” ?????
Why is a General talking to her. She hates the military and isn’t smart enough to understand what he was telling her, not to mention that like other libs she is always right.
A king could have you killed for that response. A senator can suck ass.
I’d just say, “OK” to her request and then not call her anything. No more “ma’am”. No more “Senator”.
Then, if she were to order me to call her that, I’d remind her that the US does not recognize titles of nobility, and therefore any title is one of respect..and she deserves none of that!
Correct me if I’m wrong, but unless you are under the UCMJ, you don’t have to call anyone by a specific title. That’s one of those “free citizen” things, ya know.
What an ass. He probably called the male Sensators “sir”.
If someone called me “Senator”, I'd smack ‘em to defend my honor, and then sue them for “hate speech”.
Oops. I didn’t notice that she was talking to a General, so the UCMJ does apply.
At first, I thought he answered, “Yes, Ma’am.” But it sounds like he said, “Yes, sentuh.”
Could you use my title? I didn't go to evil doctor school all those years to be called Mr. Or something like that.
BTW, I've never had a real doctor ever tell me to call them "Dr." Most of the good ones tell me to cut it out.
Or, just "Bush" without the "Mr.".
Her and others of her ilk like the MSM, do this all the time.
Boxer’s contempt toward an officer and a gentleman is palpable. Her affront should only embarrass her family, as Boxer has no shame.
“i didn’t go to Evil Medical School for six years to be called Mister, thank you very much.”
Perhaps Babs is sesitive to being referred to as a madam.
This reminds me of the scene from that Jack Nicholson movie with Tom Cruise....
Help me out here....
The movie where Nicholson is the Colonel and Cruise is the government lawyer....
Anyway, Boxer ain’t qualified to scrape mud from the bottom of my boots; the General should have told her to apply negative oral pressure to his junk.
Sure thing, Senator Missy.
You’re allowed to address the Queen of England as “ma’am.”
The ironic thing is in military parlance, to call someone by their rank, instead of “Sir” or “Ma’am,” is reserved for enlisted personnel—NOT officers.
General Smith: “Sergeant Jones, a great job there.”
Sergeant Jones: “Thank you sir.”
People, you have to understand something. Sen. Boxer did work hard to earn the title “Senator”.
She hasn’t done a darn thing to earn the respect of being called a Madam.
I could think of something to call her.
WORKED SO HARD BWAHHHHHH!
I’m from Texas. We call women Ma’am. It’s a unspoken law.
Liberal Women politicians from California... that’s another thing.
‘That was at the office. At home I want you to call me Dr. Marvin.’
Baby steps to the elevator...
More like Paid Political Whore.
“ma’am” might imply she is a lady, so senator is just fine with me.
NO COMRADE BUT THERE IS ANOTHER NOT SO NICE RUSSIAN WORD FOR HER——KURVA (MEANS WOMAN WITH NASTY NASTY DISPOSITION)
“Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.” —Mark Twain
MISS THANG MIGHT BE BETTER
I long for the days when I was called “Miss,” myself. I don’t mind being called “Ma’am” since I am of a certain age.
Don’t call me “Mizz,” though. It reminds me of being in grade school with kids who could not speak clearly.
That said, I would never school someone on proper address in front of others. That would be demeaning to them. I hope that’s not the effect she wanted to achieve.
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