Tomi Lahren attacks LGBT community for undermining 'masculinity' and 'traditional men and marriage'

Fox News pundit Tomi Lahren had a thought today, and because it's a day that ends in "y" she rushed to visit the Twitter machine to share it.


It seems to be an attack on half the country – or "the left," as she likes to say – and also, the LGBT community, but honestly, it's so inane it's hard to tell.

Here, why don't you take a look and see if it makes any sense?

As best as we can figure out, Lahren is angry that "the left" – aka, rational, caring Americans – have kind of had it with what some call toxic masculinity.

OK.

(Also, she's apparently under the belief that all LGBT people are Democrats, but, whatever.)

I mean, practically every time there's a mass shooting it's a white male, and men haven't done a great job over the past few decades running the country, but hey, whatever. She's a right wing conservative and if she wants to stick up for behaviors that are harming America –like mass shootings and massive corruption and greed – well, that's her right.

But how does the LGBT community come into play here? Why is she attacking LGBTQ people?

And what are "traditional men"?

Are LGBTQ people attacking marriage? I thought that was something we fought like hell to be a part of? Did I miss a movement?

Has there been a rash of LGBT people attacking "traditional men and marriage at every turn"?

It's all very confusing.

Help.

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