July 31, 2022

The jokes write themselves when it comes to Republicans.

And especially Sen. Josh Hawley.

During the last prime-time January 6 Select Committee hearing, Sen. Josh Hawley, who helped support an overthrow of the electoral college and gave a fist bump to the rioters, was exposed as a coward as the committee showed video evidence of Hawley fleeing from the insurrection that he helped foment.

On social media, print media and every other type of media, (except for creeps like Mark Levin) Hawley became an instant laughing stock.

A new punchline.

An instant meme.

Hawley has joined the evangelical right-wing culture wars by focus on his version of masculinity. Really, you can't make this up.

Right on cue Hawley is ready to release a book supposedly about "masculinity."

Missouri U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley is writing a book called “Manhood: The Masculine Virtues Americans Need,” building off a speech he gave at a conservative conference claiming the political left is waging a war on masculinity.

The American Founders believed that a republic depends on certain masculine virtues,” the book’s description on Amazon says. “Senator Josh Hawley thinks they were right. In a bold new book, he calls on American men to stand up and embrace their God-given responsibility as husbands, fathers, and citizens.”

Is Republican masculinity defined by cowardice?

During a National Conservatism speech in November of 2021, Sen. Hawley said this: "How can we be surprised when after years they were told they are the problem. That their manhood is the problem."

I see only one Senator's "manhood" being in jeopardy at this point, Sen. Hawley.

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