When she first arrived in Congress two years ago, Greene was viewed by most in the Republican Party as a political liability who was adept at only one thing: Making a complete fool of herself and her Republican colleagues who had to try and defend her absurd conspiracy theories, i.e. Jewish space lasers.
Now, however Greene is connected at the hip to McCarthy, whom she helped get elected to the Speaker’s post. And McCarthy cannot stop declaring his undying loyalty to the Georgian, telling a friend:
McCarthy told the Times that he trusts Greene and that she reminds him of friends he grew up with in California:
What has Greene gotten in return for helping McCarthy? Appointment to the powerful House Homeland Security and Oversight Committees, which has led her to say of McCarthy:
It will also prove that the extreme right-wingers and bomb throwers have become the most powerful force in today’s Republican Party. That alone is reason enough to fear for the future of this country.