Dispatches from the Creation Wars

Don’t Call Her Liz!

I’m sure you’ve probably seen the crazy “don’t call me Liz” woman story by now. Elizabeth Becton, the office manager/scheduler for Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.), really, really doesn’t like to be called Liz. When someone referred to her as Liz in an email she went absolutely apeshit, exchanging 19 emails throwing a huge temper tantrum over it. You can read the whole email exchange here. Or watch this video of Olbermann mocking the woman:

Slog has a great idea for a Christmas gift for Becton. This personalized license plate:


So many millions of times do you think McDermott’s office has been called by someone asking for Liz in the last week?