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How Much Anger Can One Email Cause?

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, July 21 2011

The ongoing kerfuffle over freshman Republican Florida congressman Allen West's Tuesday email to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee — the one where, after a disagreement on the House floor, West told her she was "vile," "despicable," and "not a Lady" — continues:

“Sticks and stones will not break Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz’s bones, and neither will Congressman West’s Blackberry,” added Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) who charged that in other workplaces, West would be hit with a sexual harassment claim.