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ificandream

(9,557 posts)
Thu Apr 18, 2024, 12:52 AM Apr 18

No lie: Fox opinion piece calls MTG "an idiot" and says "She is trying to wreck the GOP"

No, this isn't April Fool's. Because of DU rules (and righteously so), I can't link to the piece, but it's really there. I have never seen anyone on Fox take down any Republican like this piece by Liz Peek (who? just another no name conservative) does with MarjorieTaylor Greene. It uses phrases (and seriously) saying she's a drama queen and she uses "bombastic self-serving showmanship and drama." Which we all know is very true. Of course, given that it's Fox, the piece has sharp digs at Democrats, too. But still, for Fox to go after Greene like this is quite a surprise. And a nice one at that. Maybe a few people down in Georgia are listening when it comes to her next election.

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No lie: Fox opinion piece calls MTG "an idiot" and says "She is trying to wreck the GOP" (Original Post) ificandream Apr 18 OP
MTG is doing exactly what Putin wants her to do Frances Apr 18 #1
Exactly. She is trying to wreck AMERICA. B.See Apr 18 #3
We Dare Too...Easily HandmaidsTaleUntold Apr 18 #5
Rapa Nui Marge is near the oasis Apr 18 #2
Who would vote for a mentally ill nutjob to represent them? mwb970 Apr 18 #4
Exactly HandmaidsTaleUntold Apr 18 #6
Here is the link. What DU rule? I think you are needlessly afraid Bernardo de La Paz Apr 18 #7
Thank you. ificandream Apr 18 #10
Peek could have identified MTG as a Democrat, would not be the first time PufPuf23 Apr 18 #8
To paraphrase Lyndon Johnson, no_hypocrisy Apr 18 #9

Frances

(8,554 posts)
1. MTG is doing exactly what Putin wants her to do
Thu Apr 18, 2024, 02:19 AM
Apr 18

A dysfunctional Congress weakens the US, which empowers Putin and Russia.

oasis

(49,934 posts)
2. Rapa Nui Marge is near the
Thu Apr 18, 2024, 02:24 AM
Apr 18

end of her 15 minutes of fame. She's on the shit list of too many important people.

mwb970

(11,414 posts)
4. Who would vote for a mentally ill nutjob to represent them?
Thu Apr 18, 2024, 03:19 AM
Apr 18

What fools republican voters are! It's really unbelievable.

Bernardo de La Paz

(49,305 posts)
7. Here is the link. What DU rule? I think you are needlessly afraid
Thu Apr 18, 2024, 03:32 AM
Apr 18

Are you worried about this rule?

Don't peddle right-wing talking points, smears, or sources
Do not post right-wing talking points or smears. Do not post content sourced from right-wing publications, authors, or pundits. Exceptions are permitted if you provide a clear reason for doing so that is consistent with the values of this website.


That eMpTy Greene is destructive is not a "right-wing talking point", it is a left-wing talking point and it can be argued that it is a centrist American talking point too. Mind you, the piece is chock full of nasty nonsense about Biden. But we can celebrate Republicons in Disarray. Beyond that, it is useful to Democrats to know the opposition's weak points and what specifically is the weakness. The piece details how the Republicants are weak.

https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/marjorie-taylor-green-idiot-wreck-gop

Marjorie Taylor Greene is an idiot. She is trying to wreck the GOP
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene needs to be clear about what's really at stake in 2024
Liz Peek By Liz Peek Fox News
Published April 17, 2024 9:44am EDT | Updated April 17, 2024 10:26am EDT

...
The Georgia Republican, who famously displayed sexually explicit photos of Hunter Biden during a committee hearing and called fellow Rep. Lauren Boebert a bitch on the House floor, is known for wild antics and equally harebrained conspiracy theories.

Currently, she is threatening to oust Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson. The Louisiana representative, with a five-vote majority in the House, is attempting to keep his caucus intact as he navigates treacherous issues including funding Ukraine, which has become unpopular with some conservatives, and reauthorizing the controversial Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. He also struggled to pass a funding bill, which required relying on Democrats to get another big spending package over the threshold.
...
The ouster of the popular McCarthy also torched the public’s view of the GOP. In May 2023, registered voters were evenly split between approving and disapproving of the Republican Party. Today, there is a 25-point gap, with 61% disapproval and 36% approving. That will not help win elections.

The internal squabbles of the party need to stop. If Marjorie Taylor Greene and others want to oppose aid to Ukraine or the FISA bill, they can vote against it. That’s how democracy works.
...

PufPuf23

(8,951 posts)
8. Peek could have identified MTG as a Democrat, would not be the first time
Thu Apr 18, 2024, 03:48 AM
Apr 18

Fox mis-identified the party of a politician.

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