Sheila Jackson Lee’s chamber of horrors

We wrote here last week about Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee’s townhall at home in her Houston district. During the townhall Rep. Lee placed a call on her cellphone while being addressed by a member of the audience. Rep. Lee is a piece of work. Several of her least attractive features could be observed in her CNN interview with Rick Sanchez regarding the incident. We included a video of the interview in the post.
Rep. Lee’s townhall was notable for another reason. During the event, one Roxana Mayer presented herself as a physician supporting Obamacare. “I don’t know what there is in the bill that creates such panic,” she said. According to “Dr.” Mayer, the health care system is broken and in need of Obama’s cure. In a Houston Chronicle photograph whose caption described Mayer as a pediatric primary care physician, Lee hugged “Dr.” Mayer. Very touching.
Mayer, however, is an impostor. She is not a physician, but rather a graduate student in social work and a former Obama delegate to last year’s Democratic national convention. She was also an Organizing For America “host” during the Texas primary last year. The Houston Chronicle knew Mayer was an Obama delegate at the time it published the photo, but omitted the information.
Mayer had been invited to attend Lee’s townhall event by one Maria Isabel. We spotted Isabel last year at Obama’s volunteer campaign office in Houston. John posted a photo of Isabel here showing her in front of a Cuban flag bearing an image of Che Guevara. Isabel has moved on to support Obama at Organizing for America.
Patterico’s Pontifications has been all over this story. The site’s several posts on the subject are collected here in reverse chronological order, with most recent posts at the top. It is well worth your time to take a stroll through this deeply revealing chamber of horrors.

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