Cawthorn is a feature, not a bug, of the Trump party. The stream of lies coming from his mouth is exactly what today's conservatives hail as 'Free Speech', the right to be as destructive as they damn please yet remain free from all consequences.
A liar, a sexual predator, and a gaslighter - the face of the modern Republican party.
Very sad that he's in the U.S. government but hardly surprising that he's a right winger. People like this are extremely dangerous and just add to the reasons why the GOP must be purged from holding office.
The making of Madison Cawthorn: How falsehoods helped propel the career of a new pro-Trump star of the far right:
Here's another one from Illinois.
Let's make sure all of these attempts to overthrow our democracy and install a white supremacist theocracy do not get swept under the rug. These people aren't just ignorant, they're dangerous. There must be consequences for their actions.
The most important thing to the Republican Party right now is to be loyal beyond comprehension to a failed one-term president and Trumpism. That's it. They have no policy or platform beyond that.
The Republican strategy is to grind all of government to a halt so they can crow about Democrat incompetence. At the same time grinding government to a halt punishes all of the people. Everyone suffers from the Republican scorched earth approach.
At some point the American people must stop electing/reelecting people who embrace such a destructive approach...that is, Americans have got to stop electing/reelecting Republicans or in other cases just allowing it to happen.
@TonyStark I no longer think of national Republicans as a political party with a legitimate agenda. They may one day return to being a political party. But now they are similar to mobsters who rule through intimidation, lies and violence. In my opinion, Jan. 6th was the date the illusion fully collapsed and today's Republicans showed who they really are.
@TonyStark I try not to judge people by their appearance, but his face chills me to the bone. He needs to be a one-term politician so that he can't climb the ranks and do serious damage.
@TonyStark I forgot a key part of what I was trying to say there. I think we've all seen lots of people fall prey to appearances, and Cawthorn has a certain... well, to be blunt, an Aryan image (in spite of the wheelchair that would've made him a target for Nazis) that appeals to the same kind of people who stormed the Capitol.
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