It’s unlikely that Senator Chuck Schumer has ever read or watched an adaptation of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol given his most recent pre-Christmas actions.
On the other hand, it’s not Christmas Eve yet, so maybe three certain ghosts will still visit him then.
Incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer just fired a group of Democratic staffers, and just in time for them to file for unemployment before Christmas.
According to Breitbart News:
‘Schumer fired almost all the staffers in the Senate Democrats’ internal video department, the Senate Democratic Media Center, to make room for a new digital operation focusing on viral social media content, Politico reported.
On Friday, December 16, 2016, my colleagues and I in the Senate Democratic Media Center were informed by the incoming Democratic Leaders office that our services were no longer needed,’ said one staffer in a goodbye email to other Democratic staffers.
Sources said that more than a half-dozen people were fired.
The media center employs eight people, according to data from LegiStorm.
The firings come as Democrats have dealt with the turmoil of being without a chairman for the Democratic National Committee and losing both the White House and the Senate majority.
Democrats have been left without a leader or messenger as a result.
Schumer intends to set up a more buzzy, viral video department to get out the party’s message on social media.
He’s already started hiring new staff for the media operation and he expects to have a full bench of staffers by January.”
A senior Democratic aide told Fox News, “The mission of the revamped SDMC will be to produce more content to make content more creative and catchy, and to do so faster than we’ve been able to in the past.”
That is simply heartless, even if they are Democrats. Well, maybe it lightens the blow just a little.
But Senator Chuck Schumer was a controversial figure before this mass firing.
In June 2010, while speaking at an Orthodox Union event in Washington D.C. he said regarding Israel on their blockade of the Gaza Strip, “strangle them economically until they see that’s not the way to go.”
Schumer is a Palestinian sympathizer, contending the Israel blockade of the Gaza Strip is justified because it keeps weapons out of Palestinian territory and shows them “when there’s some moderation and cooperation, they can have an economic advancement.”
During a flight in December 2009, Schumer referred to the flight attendant as a “bitch” when she asked him to turn his cell phone off during take-off – a rule that is mandatory for everyone regardless of your status in society.
Lastly, Schumer is a bicycle enthusiast. However, in 2011 he was said to have joined forces with his neighbors to have the bicycle lane (a lane that is designed to give bicyclists safe riding) removed from the street in front of his Brooklyn, New York home.
Oh, and did you know that he is the cousin of comedian and actress Amy Schumer?
You remember Amy. She is the widely accused joke thief who admitted to raping a passed out drunk male in her early 20’s.
She’s also the one who was extremely vocal about moving to Spain if Donald Trump was elected to the presidency.
Has she left yet? No.
The heartlessness seems to run in the family.