Yesterday, Congresswoman – and grown-up Honey Boo Boo lookalike – Ileana Ros-Lehtinen half-heartedly endorsed embattled Congressman David Rivera through, not an op-ed or campaign appearance, but an email to El Nuevo Herald. It was clearly a tough move for her. All she could muster to describe the guy was that he’s “hard-working and intelligent” (not unlike a rat). Then she reveals why this endorsement came in the form of an email to El Nuevo and not the Miami Herald – to once-again manipulate the suffering of exiles in Miami and get out el viejito vote:
“He has repeatedly and consistently advanced issues to help to people in Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaraguabe truly free, and I share his views on dictatorships,” said Ros-Lehtinen. “To deprive the Castro regime of dollars has always been in his legislative agenda.