Good help is hard to find, even for one of the biggest jobs in the country. It definitely doesn’t help when the most likely candidate withdraws out of nowhere because he heavily implied that the House Benghazi Committee was pretty much created to destroy Hillary Clinton’s chance at the White House.
So, in what could easily be called “Shade of the Week,” Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) created a joke Craigslist ad that mocked the GOP’s difficulty finding one suitable person to take up the gig, because politics!
It seems like we’re having a hard time finding the next Speaker, so I created a Craigslist ad to boost our search. pic.twitter.com/JrYX5w9OVA— Mark Takano (@RepMarkTakano) October 8, 2015
Here’s the ad in its full, readable glory.
Are you an American citizen? Do you have experience negotiating hostage situations? Are you ready for the challenge of a lifetime? Then this job is for you!
We are seeking an extremely patient and motivated person to lead the U.S. House of Representatives.
Responsibilities includes [sic]:
-Keeping the government open
-Avoiding a default on U.S. debt
-Maintaining women’s access to health care
-Managing multiple investigative committees aimed at attacking Hillary Clinton
-Explaining to the “Freedom Caucus” the concepts of compromise and democratic governance
-Proven ability to work with irrational people who pursue narrow priorities at the expense of millions of others
-Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
-Babysitting experience STRONGLY PREFERRED
-No Congressional experience necessary
Please e-mail resume and an outline of your plan to TheNextFrankUnderwood [at] gmail [dot] com.
RINOs NEED NOT APPLY.