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Tue Jun 8, 2021, 10:51 PM

Attack the Capitol, sure. But stay out of my garage!

Rep. Mo Brooks is strictly an armchair insurrectionist.

On Jan. 6, the Alabama Republican incited Trump followers to sack the Capitol. “Today is the day American patriots start taking down names and kicking ass!” he told the crowd at a pre-riot rally. “Now, our ancestors sacrificed their blood, their sweat, their tears, their fortunes, and sometimes their lives…. So I have a question for you: Are you willing to do the same? My answer is yes. Louder! Are you willing to do what it takes to fight for America? Louder!”

But when it came time to be held to account for inciting the deadly insurrection, Brooks chose flight, not fight.

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) sued Brooks, along with former president Donald Trump and others, for the damage caused by the insurrection. But Brooks, unlike the other defendants, refused to accept service of the court papers — prompting Swalwell to hire a private investigator to hunt him down. A weeks-long cat-and-mouse game ensued, and Brooks proved so elusive that the judge granted his pursuers a 60-day extension.

On Sunday, the process servers finally caught Brooks (or, rather, his wife, Martha). The aggrieved lawmaker fired off a tweet accusing Swalwell’s P.I. of “sneaking INTO MY HOUSE & accosting my wife!“ — and, attaching a photo of Alabama’s trespassing statute, declared that he would seek an “arrest warrant” for the “criminal trespass.”

Brooks tweeted the photo, of his computer screen, in such haste that he evidently didn’t notice it included what appeared to be a PIN and his Gmail password taped to his monitor. Apparently, taking a screenshot exceeded Brooks’s technical capabilities.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/06/08/attack-capitol-sure-stay-out-my-garage/

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Reply Attack the Capitol, sure. But stay out of my garage! (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jun 8 OP
JohnnyRingo Jun 9 #1

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Wed Jun 9, 2021, 04:27 PM

1. Sometimes when I'm feeling down ...

I look to see what Brooks, Gohmert, and Greene are up to and realize I'm a much better person than them. I'm smarter, better looking, and people don't hate me.

Thanx for posting.

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