no, Elise Stefanik, jailed insurrectionists are not ‘hostages.’ what the fuck is wrong with you
media, why are you still letting Republicans lie on your shows?
Saturday was the third anniversary of Little Donny Fuckface’s Big Insurrectionist Shit-Fit, and the Wingnut Gaslight Brigade spent the entire weekend lying their fucking faces off about what actually happened on January 6, 2021.
Elise Stefanik, the loyal Trumpist lickspittle from upstate New York, went on Meet the Press with the goal of completely distorting the events of the day, and guess what: mission accomplished.
MTP host Kristen Welker: “do you still think it was a tragic day? do you think that the people who stormed the Capitol should be held responsible to the full extent of the law?”
Elise Stefanik: “I have concerns about the treatment of January 6 hostages.”
“hostages.” beautiful. masterfully done, Elise. George Orwell would be so proud of you.
this is the state of right-wing discourse in this Year of our Lord 2024. shitheads who used fire extinguishers to bludgeon cops, numbskulls who screamed “where’s Nancy” and “hang Mike Pence,” nitwits who quite literally shit on the floor of the House, and got caught and got fucking thrown in prison for it, are now “hostages.”
did Kristen Welker push back? did she point any of this out?
fuck no she did not. Stefanik’s full answer runs a breathless minute and twenty-one seconds, and when Welker finally gets a word in edgewise, she completely drops the subject, instead pointing out that the DOJ indicts Democrats, too.
what are we doing here?
media, why are you still inviting Republicans onto your shows? you know they’re going to lie. you know you can’t shame them. what’s the point?
by the way, a new January 6 video clip was released this weekend, one that had not previously been shown to the public. here it is.
do you see any peaceful tourists? I don’t. I see a bunch of loud and violent dumb-asses pounding on walls and doors, screaming through broken windows to be let in.
it’s an odd way to respectfully sightsee, if you ask me.
yet Republicans would have you believe that the bloodthirsty fuckwads who got caught pulling this shit are now “hostages.”
the GOP has so thoroughly brainwashed their own base that 59% of Republicans now consider the January 6th rioters to be “freedom fighters.”
hey, remember Ashii Babbitt? she’s the dumbfuck who broke through a window and refused to stand down when Capitol cops told her to cut that shit out, and ended up catching a load of bullets.
she’s now worshiped as some kind of folk hero.
Ashlii Babbitt should have complied to a cop’s lawful order. isn’t that what you dipshits tell us every time cops shoot some black woman asleep in her own bed? that she should have just complied?
the remaining Proud Boys — the ones who aren’t currently prisoners — excuse me, hostages — dressed up in their finest big boy military cosplay and held a rally for Ashlii outside the Ohio Statehouse.
pro tip: if neo-Nazis are rallying to your defense, you’re on the wrong side.
and here we fucking go again. here’s USA Today with a fresh, steaming load of both-siderism.
oh look, it’s a rational dude and a drooling fucking moron, and they disagree about what happened on January 6th. if only there were a national press to tell us who is telling the truth and who is a delusional diaperload.
oh well, I guess we’ll never know.
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