Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) loves to try and be the biggest asshole in Congress, and he often succeeds. But a tweet he sent out did nothing more than prove exactly why he needs to delete his account and take a vow of silence.
The COVID pandemic continues to wreak havoc in states such as Alabama, Florida, and Texas, where large numbers of the population remain unvaccinated and refuse to wear protective masks. As President Joe Biden has noted, we are now seeing a “pandemic of the unvaccinated.”
Rather than trust science and get vaccinated or even welcome vaccine mandates so the country can finally reach herd immunity and stop filling up hospital wards, Republicans are trying to prove just how obstinate they can be, vowing to go to court to prevent Biden from implementing any mandates.
That’s where Jordan enters the picture. He has long been antagonistic to Dr. Anthony Fauci, who serves as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and is also the Chief Medical Advisor to the President.
Back in April, Jordan yelled at Dr. Fauci during a House committee hearing:
And now today we have this absurd tweet from Jimbo:
Within two hours, there were over 1,000 responses to Jordan’s tweet, and boy did they have some choice words for the Ohio congressman: