Gingrich lies about John Fetterman and tosses in a claim about the "marijuana flag" to make his lie juicy? Disgusting.
Newt Gingrich Comes Down With Fetterman Flag Fetish
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July 26, 2022

Former Republican House Speaker and Trump sycophant Newt Gingrich told the America First Policy Institute audience that Lt. Gov. John Fetterman removed the American flag from his office and instead replaced it with the marijuana and gay pride flag.

Right-wing jingoism at its finest.

"Fetterman took down the American flag in his office to put up the Marijuana flag and the Gay Pride flag," Gingrich lied. "Now that might work in Berkeley..."

As Nikki McCann Ramirez writes, "Fetterman never removed the American flag from his office."

The Republican national platform is to lie and lie repeatedly about all Democratic policies, candidates, passed legislation, and any idiotic thing they can come up with.

Gingrich appears to have made these asinine comments in response to the homophobic Republicans in Pennsylvania.

Republican legislators had the gay pride flag removed from Fetterman's office as soon as Pride month started in early June, by using a provision in their budget.

Fetterman expressed his dissatisfaction with these cretins.

I can’t say I am surprised, but I am deeply disappointed that the flags were removed, on the literal start of Pride Month,” Fetterman said in a statement.

“But what’s even more disappointing and angering is that the Republicans in Pennsylvania can quickly come up with legislation to take down the flags, but not to ensure that Pennsylvania law explicitly protects the LGBTQIA+ community from discrimination. This is bullshit,” he added.

Another day and another alternate reality statement from a Republican.

There is nothing Republicans won't lie about.

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