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February 7, 2016

GOP Staffer Is There for Good-Looking Democrats

Who says bipartisanship is dead?

A House Republican staffer recently gave helping a left-leaning pal the old college try, blasting out the following SOS on a congressional email group:

To: Tour Coordinators
Subject: Hot D Intern Prospect

One of my friends from college, just graduated and is trying to intern on the Hill this summer. She is a smoke show from FSU, but she happens to be a Dem so I’m having trouble finding her a spot. She’s a smart girl and has worked for FEMA. She’s real cool and gets along with everyone. If one your interns falls through or you can squeeze another in, give her a shot.

Florida ties, from Tampa.

For those not conversant in millennial speak, “smoke show” is shorthand for a very attractive young woman.

But before you get the wrong idea, the GOP aide assured HOH that the coed in question was not the aide’s paramour.

“She’s just a friend, used to hang out with our fraternity,” the staffer explained when asked about any romantic entanglements with the job seeker.

As this post went live, the provocative ad had not netted any firm offers — but it sure has gotten a lot of attention from the fairer sex.

Per the author, his phone has been bombarded with texts from lady friends who perused the post.

Any blowback?

“No, they thought it was funny,” he said. “[I] just wish some people who saw it didn’t, if you know what I mean.”

Best of luck putting out those fires, bro.

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  • Rybocynclast

    The priorities of Congressional hiring in action.

  • BenTheGuy

    The part that bothers me is the extra comma in the first sentence. The rest is a guy trying to help a friend get a job, nothing wrong with that.

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