'A gathering of sexual predators': Democratic official tears into CPAC over its rhetoric and 'values' hypocrisy
Lindy Li, the Women's Co-Chair and Mid-Atlantic Regional Chair at the Democratic National Committee, tore into the notable lack of "Christian family values" on display at the 2023 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland this past weekend during an appearance on MSNBC early Sunday afternoon.
Li opined to MSNBC Reports host Yasmin Vossoughian that CPAC has been using coded language to push a racist agenda. Li also noted that many of the featured speakers at the annual event – like former President Donald Trump – do not embody the morality that they preach.
"Let's be clear what anti-woke means. It's anti-black. And I think people are very reluctant to say it, but I don't miss any words. And that's the truth. That's their way of, you know, sounding the dog whistle without being ex extremely explicit," Li said.
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"And let's also not ignore the fact that CPAC has become a gathering of sexual predators," Li continued. "Let's be honest. Matt Schlapp, the chairman, was sued for 10 million for allegedly groping a male staffer on the Herschel Walker campaign, and then he shares a stage with Jim Jordan, who allegedly covered up sex crimes at Ohio State. And then he was followed by Matt Gaetz, who was just investigated by the FBI for teen sex trafficking. And then he was followed by Marjorie Taylor Greene who's an adulteress. And then Lauren Boebert, who brags about carrying a Glock around Congress and just this week threatened to blow up metal detectors. And then finally tonight we have Trump – a serial rapist. And so this is the party that claims to be the party of Christian family values, and I had nothing to say or do, but laugh at that."
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\u201cMSNBC guest Lindy Li calls CPAC \u201ca gathering of sexual predators\u201d, and names them. Then she brings the hammer down, calling Trump \u201ca serial rapist\u201d. (Video: MSNBC)\u201d— Mike Sington (@Mike Sington) 1678099331
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