Thursday, April 07, 2022

Marjorie Taylor Greene Discovers Microagression

You'd be excused if you thought this was a joke.

The Daily Beast reminds us

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) downplayed the violence at the Capitol, voted against awarding congressional medals to Capitol Police officers injured in the insurrection, and ranted that the agency is like the "gazpacho" (presumably a reference to Nazi Germany’s Gestapo)....  Greene has, among other things, harassed a school shooting survivor, posted a mock-up pic of her holding a machine gun near lawmakers’ heads, and liked a Facebook post about executing Democrats.

Only nine (9) days earlier:

Greene was impressed that Will Smith slapped Chris Rock but wants police protection because someone joked that Smith should slap her. Of course, Smith's slap (assuming the incident wasn't staged) was not meant to inure Rock but to humiliate him, just as Kimmel doesn't want someone to attack, but humiliate or insult, Greene.

Kimmel also referred to the congresswoman as "this Klan mom" which, truth be told, is reprehensible and was no joke. Greene did not comment about a liberal associating her with the Ku Klux Klan. But then, she may have interpreted that as a compliment.

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