A New Mexico County Commissioner who is no stranger to stirring up controversy is at it again after attending the riot at the U.S. Capitol this week. Now there are calls for his removal because of what he said. “There’s going to be blood running out of that building,” which are the words Couy Griffin is not apologizing for. But he’s getting a lot of backlash about it, even from fellow Republicans and a group who wants him to resign from his elected position. His Cowboys for Trump Twitter page was suspended Friday. [KRQE teevee]
Republican leadership is an oxymoron. The faster all the deplorables taser themselves in the testicles until their myocardias infarct the better.
Can you draw a line from the Malheur occupation to Wednesday? In many ways, yes. I think there’s an even straighter line from the acquittals: after ousting a juror, the remaining Oregonians allowed the Bundys to walk - suggesting how open people were to agreeing with fringe ideas— Leah Sottile (@Leah_Sottile) January 8, 2021