A Democratic lawmaker from California referred to Middle America as "Podunk, USA," during a committee meeting last week, several sources inside the meeting told the Washington Free Beacon.
Remarks by Rep. Anna Eshoo (D., Calif.) during a closed-door Energy and Commerce Committee meeting with Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Ajit Pai, raised eyebrows from those present.
.Sources inside the meeting told the Free Beacon that Eshoo was frustrated with the FCC Communications Pai's comments. She wished out loud that Pai would stop talking about "Podunk, USA" and instead be more concerned about the venture capitalists on Sand Hill Road in her district near Palo Alto, according to the sources.
The Washington Free Beacon
The more I thought about this story Eshoo might be correct in her assumption. The story line for today's Jerry Springer Show is: 'Happy Trampy Mother's Day. Springer came out Cincinnati and it can be podunk in some areas..