Marjorie Taylor Greene has won the Republican nomination for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District. Via the AP:
Greene beat neurosurgeon John Cowan in a primary runoff for the open seat on Tuesday in the deep-red district in northwest Georgia, despite several GOP officials denouncing her campaign after videos surfaced in which she expresses racist, anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim views.
“WE WON! Thank you for your support! Save America. Stop Socialism,” Greene tweeted late Tuesday. A video posted to her Twitter account of her victory party showed a room full of supporters gathered closely together. Few, if any, wore face masks to protect against the coronavirus.
In a victory speech posted to social media, Greene said she decided to enter politics because the country is heading in the wrong direction.
“So the Republican establishment was against me. The DC swamp has been against me. And the lying fake news media hates my guts,” she said. “Yep, it’s a badge of honor.”
And she's a real charmer, saying of Nancy Pelosi, " we’re going to kick that bitch out of Congress.” Fat chance.
Greene in her victory speech took aim at Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, saying her victory was part of a conservative tide that will result in a change of control in the U.S. House. “She’s a hypocrite. She’s anti-American,” Greene said. “And we’re going to kick that bitch out of Congress.”
She blamed the Las Vegas mass shooting on a conspiracy to take away guns. She's accused George Soros of collaborating with Nazis. And so on.
Democrat Kevin Van Ausdal faces this walking conspiracy theory in November and faces an uphill battle in the heavily conservative district. You might want to throw him a few bucks. It could save us a lot of aggravation later!
And if you need any more incentive, there's this: