The political landscape is definitely changing.
On Thursday, Democratic Minnesota Rep. Rashida Tlaib was sworn in with her hand on the Quran instead of a Bible.
She made RedState headlines on Friday (courtesy of Brandon Morse), thanks to the previous day’s post-swearing-in speech, which included an absolutely stunning “expletive-filled Trump impeachment comment”:
“We’re going to impeach that motherf***er!”
The crowd cheered.
This is where we are.
As are, no doubt, more erroneous reports: Despite online posts to the contrary, Tlaib has denied she took her congressional oath on former President Thomas Jefferson’s 18th-century Quran:
Congresswoman @RashidaTlaib is wearing a traditional embroidered Palestinian thobe as she’s sworn into office today on Thomas Jefferson’s Quran. A proud and historic moment. #tweetyourthobe pic.twitter.com/XaOCOGLIEA
— Dena Takruri (@Dena) January 3, 2019
“I used my own *personal Quran* that my best friend of 25 years gifted me to use for the ceremonial swear in (basically a photo with Speaker Pelosi). *Note: I did not use Jefferson’s Quran as reported. I wanted it to be more personal (and my own).”
I used my own *personal Quran* that my best friend of 25 years gifted me to use for the ceremonial swear in (basically a photo with Speaker Pelosi).
*Note: I did not use Jefferson's Quran as reported. I wanted it to be more personal (and my own). pic.twitter.com/DRTn3EuB8y
— Rashida Tlaib (@RashidaTlaib) January 6, 2019
That “photo with Speaker Pelosi” was likely none too warm — as I noted on August 10th, the nation’s first Muslim congresswoman told CNN she wasn’t planning to endorse Nancy as Speaker, suggesting the left-wing Armegeddon-proclaiming goof was a corrupt “sellout” (here and here).
Guess Rashida wanted to oust that mother****er, too.
Meanwhile, the political climate is changing like a mother****er.
For the proud-as-a-peacock vulgarity, see the uncensored tweet below.
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