Observers of politics know that Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee can be consistently counted on to say ridiculous things, and today was no exception.
— Brittany Pounders (@LibertyBritt) March 12, 2014
Sheila J. Lee: "We have lasted some 400 years, operating under a constitution that clearly defines what is constitutional and what is not."
— Joe Cunningham (@JoePCunningham) March 12, 2014
Let’s go to the transcript and video showing Jackson Lee insinuating that the U.S has been operating under the Constitution for 400 years:
For anyone curious, here's the Rep. Jackson Lee (D-TX) transcript where she says Constitution is 400 years old. pic.twitter.com/bxPDfPNlUo
— Ellen L. Carmichael (@ellencarmichael) March 12, 2014
The video tells the same sad tale:
— Ashleigh Grant (@ashleighgrant) March 12, 2014
So ridiculous, and yet so unsurprising.
I wasn't surprised that Sheila Jackson Lee thinks the constitution is over 400 yrs old. I was surprised she knew we had a constitution.
— randy is fed up (@pgkstj) March 12, 2014
Is it racist to point out that Sheila Jackson-Lee is not qualified to hold elected office?
— RBe (@RBPundit) March 12, 2014
@Matthops82 Having once lived in her district, I can confidently say "yes."
— Zac D (@DaDustDevil) March 12, 2014
Maybe this is why SJL thinks the Constitution is older than it really is:
No, Ms Jackson-Lee. The Constitution only *looks* 400 years old from all the recent trampling.
— Razor (@hale_razor) March 12, 2014