I know her blistering comments have been a bit controversial for her bluntness -- but that should come as no shock to readers of these pages, since I described her speech as how she "gave a fire-and-brimstone speech shredding the president." So, at least there's video proof that I wasn't lying.
(The short version -- she laid out the case of the dangers of Trump and his administration, and then using that as a foundation said that GOP officials should be confronted peacefully and publicly shamed to let them know their actions are not acceptable. There's no mention in the slightest of violence, but rather just that people should use their voices. Indeed, I didn't mention her words of even peaceful confrontation in my original article, because it was such a small part of what she actually said.)
I'm not fully-decided if I agree 100% with what she says her -- though I may, and am leaning more for that -- but the larger point is that her speech went on much longer than just the minute which made the air, about another five minutes, and I have that full speech here, which you'll see was terrific in dealing specifically with the problems that Trump and Jeff Sessions and the administration has caused. That's what her fury was about.
And as a bonus just for watching -- you get to see my friend Nick Melvoin, the L.A. School Board Vice President, in the background. He's most clear coming in around the 5:25 mark. Nick is the young man in the back to Rep. Waters' right, wearing the black jacket and light blue shirt vigorously...er, sending text messages. But as you'll note, he does eventually stop. Hey, he's the VP, he's a busy guy. Sometimes, a man's got to text...