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Marjorie Taylor Greene Humiliates Herself With Hateful, Misspelled Tweet Attacking A GOP Colleague

An attempt by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) to attack a GOP House colleague went hilariously wrong when Greene posted a tweet with a blatant misspelling that wound up leaving her humiliated while simultaneously proving that her command of the English language leaves a lot to be desired.

Greene’s anger was aimed at Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC), who had criticized Congresswoman Lauren Boebert (R-CO) for a nasty Islamophobic smear she fired at Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), according to The Hill:

The controversy between Omar and Boebert began after a video surfaced over the Thanksgiving weekend of Boebert saying that she and a staffer were getting on a Capitol elevator when she saw a Capitol Police officer racing toward them.

She then turned and saw Omar standing nearby. “I said, ‘Well, she doesn’t have a backpack. We should be fine,’ ” Boebert recalled, drawing laughs from the audience. “And I said, ‘Oh, look. The ‘jihad squad’ decided to show up for work today.’”

Omar denied that the encounter ever happened and accused Boebert of inventing a false story to smear her.

That led Rep. Mace to remark on CNN that she condemned Boebert “100 percent.”

Mace’s comments drew Greene’s ire, and she attacked her on Twitter:

Mace was quick to call Greene out for not even knowing how to spell:

Sounds like a civil war is breaking out in the Republican Party. Here’s hoping it escalates and destroys the entire GOP. The country would be better off without them.

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Kevin McCarthy Slammed For His ‘Pathetic’ Statement On Boebert’s Islamophobic Comments

 

Earlier this week, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) made a disgusting remark in which she referred to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) as a suicide bomber:

Boebert later issued a half-assed apology for her comments which sounded less like contrition than it did a desperate attempt to tamp down controversy:

Despite calls for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) to condemn Boebert, he waited over 24 hours before he said anything, finally issuing a tepid statement that read:

“I talked to Congresswoman Lauren Boebert today. She has apologized for what she said and has reached out to Congresswoman Omar to meet next week.

“I spoke with Leader (Steny) Hoyer today to help facilitate that meeting so that Congress can get back to talking to each other and working on the challenges facing the American people.”

Be sure and note that nowhere in that statement did McCarthy criticize Boebert or call her out for her bigotry.

McCarthy’s belated comment was the topic of discussion on MSNBC Saturday, with host Yasmin Vossoughian asking GOP strategist Susan Del Percio if we should “expect more” from the minority leader. Del Percio replied:

“We should expect more from leadership, but Kevin McCarthy has shown no leadership, so I don’t expect more from him because he’s incompetent and is just bound to whatever he thinks — and that’s the key, whatever he thinks — will make Donald Trump happy. So that’s his audience and that’s who he’s playing to. … Kevin McCarthy is trying to maybe look like something — I can’t say like a leader, because he’s just not — and he’s just become pathetic.”

McCarthy is indeed pathetic, and so is the vast majority of the GOP in both the House and Senate. They have no shame and no plan to help the country. Instead, they use hatred, lies, and bigotry to try and pretend they’re more than just a cult masquerading as a political party.

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Texas Woman Says She Won’t Let Her Children Wear A Mask Because They’ll ‘Look Like A Muslim’

First we had Donald Trump refusing to wear a protective mask despite the fact that coronavirus was (and still is) causing thousands of infections and deaths across the United States.


And now we have people who have listened to the president and absorbed all sorts of wild conspiracy theories on right-wing websites saying they will endanger the lives of their children and the kids of others because they aren’t going to put a mask on them, even though scientific evidence shows that masks help slow transmission of the disease.

The latest tinfoil hat wearing nutjob to obtain infamy on social media is a mother from Texas, Crystal Pool Latu, who shared her bizarre rantings on a video she posted to Facebook, the Daily Dot reports:

“After repeating a lot of debunked lines about masks “inhibiting health” and claiming that the science on masks is ‘mixed’ (it’s not), and touting an inaccurate recovery rate that still would leave 1.4 million Americans dead, she let her real feelings be known.

“’I understand that it is a 99.6% recovery rate,’ Latu says. ‘I don’t even gamble in Vegas, but I will take these odds. I will roll these dice, and I will exercise my freedoms to not put my kids in a mask because they’re one step closer to looking like a Muslim.'”


And there you have it: The brainwashing has permeated so far into the “minds” of some Americans that they’re willing to take a chance with the lives of their own children (along with yours and mine) to keep them from looking “like a Muslim.”

But there’s a larger issue here, and it’s far beyond the national and governmental response to COVID-19, which has been halfhearted and downright pathetic. The issue is Americans who choose to ignore medical and scientific evidence, which endangers the rest of us. These are some of the same people who don’t believe in vaccinations or fear doctors will insert microchips into their feeble brains so they can monitor their warped brainwaves.


Perhaps the most dangerous trend we’ve seen in the four years Trump has been president is a willingness by some to fight against any suggestion that might make the country better simply because they’re too damn selfish to give a flying fuck about their fellow citizens.

So, Crystal Latu, feel free to refuse masking your children. But keep them the hell away from my family. Come to think of it, you and your entire family should simply stay at home and never wander out. You might infect others with your incredible stupidity.