"Allen West Attacks Wasserman Schultz Again: ‘I Need A Bucket’"
Tea Party Rep. Allen West (R-FL) faced serious criticism from Democrats and Republicans alike in July when he viciously attacked fellow Florida representative and Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL). In a disparaging email, he called her “vile, unprofessional, and despicable” and “not a lady,” then refused to apologize (even though he falsely claimed at one point that he had). West also tried to blame his sexist conduct on his military background. But it’s obvious from a radio interview today that West’s opinion of Wasserman Schultz hasn’t changed, nor have his insulting comments. While playing a game of “free association,” during which West would give the first word or phrase that came to mind when radio host Michael Berry said a person’s name, West said “I need a bucket” to describe Wasserman Schultz. He went on to give a lengthy defense of his hateful comments, saying, “I stand by what I said.” Watch it: