As rioters, looters and anarchists burned down America, the GOP tweeted about police reform, Juneteenth, saving DACA and the Supreme Court decision on LGBTQ rights. BTW, if you noticed this was happening, you are a racist and extremist.
Isn’t this the same company that is anti gay? They’re nuts either way.— Trump’sPissingMeOff ???????? (@RetiredMaybe) June 18, 2020
Chick-Fil-A CEO Dan Cathy says that white people should shine black peoples’ shoes to show a “sense of shame” and “embarrassment” for racismpic.twitter.com/uowW8pzOiA
The CEO of Chick-fil-A whose restaurants were packed by Southern White Christians wants White people to get down on their knees, grovel before black people and shine their shoes as they apologize for “racism.” They should be ashamed of their ancestors and embarrassed for being White.
Press Sec. Kayleigh McEnany: “The President is absolutely an anti-fascist.” pic.twitter.com/TV0qMu4MU8— The Hill (@thehill) June 19, 2020
Confirmed: Donald Trump sympathizes with Antifa.
There is strong bipartisan support for a permanent & generous solution for those in DACA program— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) June 18, 2020
But passing a law requires:
-60 votes in Senate
-majority in House: &
-signature of the President
Getting all three will require addressing border security & enforcement as well
Sen. Marco Rubio wants the Senate to pass a DACA amnesty.
I’ve fought many times in Congress to provide a legal status for DACA recipients while enhancing border security, closing loopholes in our laws, and modernizing our legal immigration system. I stand ready to continue that work in a bipartisan way. (2/2)— Martha McSally (@SenMcSallyAZ) June 18, 2020
Sen. Martha McSally wants a DACA amnesty.
Sen. Tim Scott is pushing the JUSTICE Act to appease the mob … another top priority of the conservative base.
BREAKING: Sen. Klobuchar announces she is withdrawing from consideration to be Joe Biden’s vice presidential choice: “I think this is a moment to put a woman of color on that ticket.” pic.twitter.com/xk4zZIP7Yd— MSNBC (@MSNBC) June 19, 2020
Sen. Amy Klobuchar takes a knee so a black woman can be Joe Biden’s Vice President.
UNHINGED: Susan Rice says Trump’s supporters belong in “the trash heap of history” pic.twitter.com/08VirKdghR— Steve Guest (@SteveGuest) June 19, 2020
Susan Rice says Trump supporters belong in “the trash heap of history.”
The SEC, Ole Miss and Mississippi State make a coordinated call to change the State of Mississippi flag, which features a Confederate symbol. pic.twitter.com/XdncSJKZrK— Auburn Gold Mine (@AUGoldMine) June 19, 2020
NCAA: No championships in states with confederate symbol https://t.co/qjr8J1qAAs— #WVTM13 (@WVTM13) June 19, 2020
The SEC, NCAA, Ole Miss and Mississippi State are trying to bully the state of Mississippi to change its state flag.
A petition has been made with hopes of changing the city’s name in St. Louis and taking down a statue of Saint Louis IX in Forest Park. The creators say it’s “outright disrespect” to Jewish and Muslim residents and they’re asking for support https://t.co/DVN5XRZVj4— KMOX St. Louis News (@kmoxnews) June 19, 2020
Rename St. Louis? Tear down the Saint Louis XI monument?
The gold-framed portraits of four former Speakers of the House of Representatives who shared ties to the Confederacy have been removed from the walls of the U.S. Capitol. https://t.co/tMHp1EEcOO pic.twitter.com/oTCsQl4d6k— ABC News (@ABC) June 18, 2020
Southerners who were House Speakers have their portraits removed from the U.S. Capitol.
#OTD 1865: news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, TX, marking the end of slavery in the U.S. Today, we honor this day by celebrating #Juneteenth.— GOP (@GOP) June 19, 2020
Now more than ever, let us unite in the fight for justice & opportunity for every American. https://t.co/zoSYsLpWzA pic.twitter.com/fd6dBBsAtT
The GOP celebrates Juneteenth.
Juneteenth reminds us of both the unimaginable injustice of slavery and the incomparable joy that must have attended emancipation. It is both a remembrance of a blight on our history and a celebration of our Nation’s unsurpassed ability to triumph over darkness. pic.twitter.com/MXiUbuCsKg— The White House (@WhiteHouse) June 19, 2020
The White House celebrates Juneteenth.
Today we celebrate #Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the U.S. In honor of today, I would like to share the story “All Different Now” by Angela Johnson, which sheds a light on the first Juneteenth through the eyes of a young girl. pic.twitter.com/ZG9zoup4yG— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) June 19, 2020
Melania Trump celebrates Juneteenth.
Juneteenth is a day of great historical significance and it is also a day that every American should take pride in. https://t.co/3DHYdhXSRC— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) June 19, 2020
Sen. Rand Paul celebrates Juneteenth.
#Juneteenth signifies the permanent eradication of the atrocity of slavery in this nation and a historic milestone in the battle for justice, equality and freedom for ALL Americans.— Senator Kelly Loeffler (@SenatorLoeffler) June 19, 2020
Today and every day, let us unite in celebration of #freedom. pic.twitter.com/viJpuVylHb
Sen. Kelly Loeffler celebrates Juneteenth.
It was such an honor to sit down with @Chaplain_Black and discuss his role as the longest serving Senate Chaplain in history and the importance of #Juneteenth.— Joni Ernst (@SenJoniErnst) June 19, 2020
Watch the full conversation here -> https://t.co/hKhFS5ltPE pic.twitter.com/YJQ7YiUxK7
Sen. Joni Ernst celebrates Juneteenth.
The Senate recently passed a resolution designating June 19, 2020, as Juneteenth Independence Day, signifying the end of slavery in the US. This Juneteenth, may we unite in celebration of freedom and recognize this historic milestone in our pursuit of equality & justice for all.— Senator Mike Rounds (@SenatorRounds) June 19, 2020
Sen. Mike Rounds celebrates Juneteenth.
On #Juneteenth, we commemorate the abolition of slavery 155 years ago.— Rick Scott (@SenRickScott) June 19, 2020
Our country has made great strides but we must continue to work together to guarantee freedom & opportunity for all Americans.
Sen. Rick Scott celebrates Juneteenth.
Today marks 155 years since June 19th, 1865, when Major General Gordon Granger announced in Galveston, TX, that the Civil War was over & enslaved people were now free. #Juneteenth is a reminder of our promise to uphold the revolutionary belief that ‘all men are created equal.’ https://t.co/yW17qQ1Yo4— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) June 19, 2020
Sen. Ted Cruz celebrates Juneteenth.
I just spoke in Kentucky about Juneteenth and America’s continued work to overcome the stain of our original sin. We must keep working to ensure that the timeless principles of our founding continue to triumph over prejudice and injustice.— Leader McConnell (@senatemajldr) June 19, 2020
Sen. Mitch McConnell celebrates Juneteenth.
Juneteenth is a reminder of America’s triumph over the evil of slavery, part of a long struggle to live up to our nation’s most noble ideal: that all men are created equal.— Tom Cotton (@SenTomCotton) June 19, 2020
America is a fundamentally good country, but there’s still work to be done. “His truth is marching on.”
Sen. Tom Cotton celebrates Juneteenth.
Ok I’m sorry guys. But this video broke my heart and pissed me off so much I had to share it. These are black lives matter protestors trashing and attacking fire fighters in Atlanta. These fire fighters are not there to police anyone or anything. Only to treat wounded and fight? pic.twitter.com/xwft48I8tY— Lone Star Reaper (@LoneStarReaper1) June 18, 2020
The mob in Atlanta attacks a fire truck.
This was Atlanta last night. pic.twitter.com/0tCsOUcAXX— Grace ? (@reallygraceful) June 20, 2020
Atlanta shooting pic.twitter.com/Pauot6TwPO— maria viti (@selfdeclaredref) June 20, 2020
… and started shooting people.
This attack was completely unprovoked. pic.twitter.com/JLzX3i6yEX— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) June 20, 2020
RAW VIDEO: Man brutally attacked outside gas station in Spring, Texas; victim says after the group tried to cut him in line, he was jumped as he left the store.— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) June 17, 2020
“They came up to me and kicked me in the face and said, ‘Black lives matter, *******!” pic.twitter.com/bTNU9UJ5Bq
I’m really disappointed in the black community right now. I am.— Nicole Arbour (@NicoleArbour) June 20, 2020
I spent my whole life treating everyone the same, being in friend groups I optically didn’t belong in, bridging gaps I saw.
And when you were finally handed the microphone, you screamed FU.pic.twitter.com/pR4ykr2WxQ
In honor of Juneteenth, the mob attacked White people.
In honor of Juneteenth, Christopher Columbus was torn down in San Francisco.
Tearing down Grant statues now. Remember a week ago when the news kept saying “They’re just confederate statues, they didn’t fight for the union, this is a good thing” because now they are pulling down the founding fathers and union generals too. pic.twitter.com/OdgAFDVvqv— Mister AntiBully (@MisterAntiBully) June 20, 2020
The Ulysses Grant statue has been toppled in San Francisco. The commander of the Union Army that won the Civil war! ????— Unfiltered?Americano / Law And Order Now!!! ?? (@hrtablaze) June 20, 2020
… and President Ulysses S. Grant.
Rioters topple Junipero Serra statue in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. pic.twitter.com/SN1UBy3pg1— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) June 20, 2020
… and St. Junípero Serra.
Crowd beat up on the statue after and tagged it, plus a nearby statue of Cervantes for good measure pic.twitter.com/F7foXW1ez6— Joe Rivano Barros (@jrivanob) June 20, 2020
… and Cervantes.
Statue of Francis Scott Key, slave owner and author of the Star Spangled Banner, toppled in San Francisco. pic.twitter.com/uhoSNVmoEn— Shane Bauer (@shane_bauer) June 20, 2020
And Francis Scott Key is down, *right* as a police officer says “you’ve made your point, we’re not gonna let you pull this statue down,” with the crowd cheering and shouting “next one!” pic.twitter.com/8sbjmhMRXf— Joe Rivano Barros (@jrivanob) June 20, 2020
… and Francis Scott Key who wrote the Star Spangled Banner.
This is the statue’s new post for right now. pic.twitter.com/sfoN7cJuMO— Adam Wagner (@ByAdamWagner) June 20, 2020
The mob practicing lynching a White effigy in North Carolina. Nothing to worry about people. This is normal. pic.twitter.com/QBNFCC6Sn5— Sinister Groyper (@SinistrGroyp) June 20, 2020
… and a Confederate monument was lynched by a mob in Raleigh.
… and Confederate General Albert Pike in Washington, DC was torn down and set on fire.
George Washington Statue— Complex Ambition (@ComplexAmbition) June 14, 2020
Chicago, Illinois ? pic.twitter.com/Tq4Af94vOA
… and George Washington in Chicago.
Author of “White Fragility” Dr. Robin DiAngelo was once told that if white people could accept feedback on their often unaware racist assumptions & behaviors it would be “revolutionary” #FallonAtHome pic.twitter.com/H2jEzUEZ9z— The Tonight Show (@FallonTonight) June 18, 2020
… as Robin DiAngelo wokesplained “White Fragility” on The Tonight Show.
Upcoming Movie “Cracka” Puts Blacks As Slave Owners And Whites As Slaves pic.twitter.com/bvuNvuMwXQ— putyourselfon (@putyourselfontv) June 19, 2020
A new movie is coming out in which blacks have enslaved Whites.
Shooting in CHAZ. There’s trouble in paradise. pic.twitter.com/TSsW0S05bE— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) June 20, 2020
Two shot one dead according to Chaz authorities.pic.twitter.com/kS0Oo36f9H— ?????? ?????™ (@JaredoTexas) June 20, 2020
Breaking: “CHAZ” resident Robert Lee James was arrested on suspicion of luring a deaf woman into a tent to rape or molest her. According to the police report, she screamed for help. He was arrested by @SeattlePD after he left the “autonomous zone.” #CapitolHillAutonomousZone pic.twitter.com/7MmbXyiOny— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) June 20, 2020
… while two people were shot in CHAZ. At least one died. And another woman was almost molested. In the last 24 hours while the president and Republican senators tweeted.
Favor abolishing the police — 11 percent total.— Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) June 18, 2020
The best demographics for abolition.
Postgraduate degrees: 16%
Under 30: 19%
African-American: 22% pic.twitter.com/J7xjAVdLo3
Who supports abolishing the police? A mere 11 percent of the public. These are the people who are in open revolt against the government and who are tyrannizing the overwhelming majority of law abiding citizens.