Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene's fascism tour gets kicked out of a third venue in a row
The leaders of the Republican Party—Rep. Matt Gaetz and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene—have been touring the nation. Whether this is part of Gaetz's plans for expanding his sex trafficking ring, Greene's recruiting drive for terrorists, or simply a cash grab by both, isn't clear (except for the part where it definitely is a cash grab). What is clear is that it's a keen demonstration of the GOP is making a "star" out of anyone who is merely willing to be disgusting on a regular basis.
As a quick reminder, Greene was taken off her House committee assignments for continually promoting the Big Lie in a way that encouraged violence, and downplaying the events of Jan. 6. Meanwhile, Gaetz is under investigation for his involvement in a multi-state scheme to recruit young women, provide them with fake IDs, and jet them around the country for sex in exchange for cash and prizes—a scheme that is complicated by the fact that at least one of these women was underage. Both these things together, and you have the makings of a modern Republican dream team.
The two have been touring the country making appearances that allow their followers to own the libs by showing that they don't care about details like rape or insurrection, so long as they get to hear jokes about Nancy Pelosi and watch Gaetz sputter on in his obsession with AOC. They also have been talking up a proposed political caucus to defend "Anglo-Saxon" culture by strictly limiting immigration.
But a funny thing has happened when it comes to the West Coast edition of the Gaetz and Greene show. Funny in the "ha ha" sense. Because nobody wants them. For the third time in a week, venues have put out the Not Welcome mat, leaving the pair looking for somewhere to gestate their hate supposedly right on the eve of their next appearance.
- John Wright - Alternet.org ›
- Former GOP congressman slams Marjorie Taylor Greene over ... ›
- Did Marjorie Taylor Greene and her husband commit tax fraud in ... ›
- Report finds Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz's new fundraising gambit has been a disaster - Alternet.org ›
- Marjorie Taylor Greene's press conference devolves into chaos — and an aide angrily blames 'the left' - Alternet.org ›
- Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene's right-wing Trumpist Iowa road show has people worried - Alternet.org ›
- Matt Gaetz’s $100,000 donation to a Chris Christie nonprofit ‘raises questions’: report - Alternet.org ›
- Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene's PAC has blown through all of its money in six months: report - Alternet.org ›
- Marjorie Taylor Greene’s campaign is in bad shape — but Matt Gaetz’s is even worse - Alternet.org ›
- Matt Gaetz’s 'wingman' Joel Greenberg granted an extra 4 months to cooperate with federal prosecutors - Alternet.org ›
- Former Trump University prosecutor asks: 'Did Greenberg have information on Gaetz trying to buy himself a pardon?' - Alternet.org ›
- ‘I think someone may be trying to kill me’: Matt Gaetz spins stunning conspiracy theory on House floor - Alternet.org ›
- Matt Gaetz can't currently practice law in Florida -- here's why - Alternet.org ›