"Blow Me," Cooper City Commissioner Lisa Mallozzi Tells Resident During Meeting
Cooper City Commissioner Lisa Mallozzi didn't agree with someone at the commission meeting telling her something she disagreed with, so she gave a terse rebuttal to the person's remarks.
And by "terse rebuttal," we mean she told this person to blow her.
Oh, Cooper City. Is there no end to your wacky ways?
Mallozzi was busy arguing with fellow commissioner John Sims -- the very same commissioner who once posted a racist message on his Facebook about Barack Obama and then chalked it up to an old "internet joke."
Eighty-one-year-old Gladys Wilson, a former commissioner, interjected herself into the argument and was met by Mallozzi's request to go and perform an oral act, sexual in nature, upon the commissioner.
And the whole thing was caught on video.
During the debate, Sims said, "I don't want somebody like Commissioner Mallozzi, quite frankly, going to the Broward League of Cities and voting on some ridiculous thing I don't want to support."
Mallozzi came back at Sims by referencing his Facebook fiasco.
"Like your vile Facebook posting," she said, "it is my constitutional First Amendment right of free speech to go to any commission meeting."
That's when Wilson interjected with a "That's disgusting," directed toward Mallozzi.
And then Mallozzi retorted at Wilson with "Blow me."
Although the expression remains one of the all-time greatest rebuttals, a commissioner's meeting is really not the place an elected official wants to be swinging it. And now, the remark has gotten Mallozzi in some hot water.
At least one resident, Bob Sands, has called for Mallozzi to resign. Sims wants her censured. Wilson, who has been a critic of Mallozzi for some time, merely wants an apology.
According to Bob Norman, Wilson says she has no idea what "blow me" means, but she does know it's offensive.
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