July 15, 2016

Newt Gingrich was in rare form Thursday evening following the tragedy in Nice, France. Appearing on Sean Hannity's show, he launched into all of the reasons no Republican should ever be allowed to swear an oath to uphold the Constitution again, ever.

"Western civilization is in a war," Gingrich thundered. "We should frankly test every person here who is of a Muslim background, and if they believe in Sharia, they should be deported."

Wait, what? While we're at it, can we round up Christians who pervert the Bible and try to make THAT the law of the land? Deport them, too? Never mind that they're citizens in many cases, just toss them out!

He continued, "But we need to be fairly relentless about defining who our enemies are. Anybody who goes on a website favoring ISIS, or Al Qaeda, or other terrorist groups, that should be a felony, and they should go to jail. Any organization which hosts such a website should be engaged in a felony. It should be closed down immediately."

Screw the constitution, full hate ahead! If there's one thing Newt Gingrich excels at, it's behaving like a buffoon at a time of tragedy. I sincerely wish I could test every right-wing, gun-toting ammosexual and shut their websites down too, but that's not how this works. That's not how any of this works.

(h/t Media Matters)

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