Rep. Mike Jacobs to fellow legislator on her contribution in defeating the abortion bill: “You might as well have written my opponent a check.”
As the seconds ticked by, state Rep. Jill Chambers (R-Atlanta), held her thumb downward as a signal to others. “I’m tired of men in the Capitol playing vaginal politics,” she said later.
[Rep. Mike Jacobs of Atlanta] switched to the Republican party only last spring. Minutes after H.B. 1299 was sent down the tubes, [Rep. Sharon Cooper of Cobb County] said that Jacobs walked up to her desk, tossed her a brochure from his Democratic opponent and said, “You might as well have written him a check.”
The foregoing raises an important issue. Where do we send our checks.