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Journalists Accidentally Reveal Left's Double Standard over 'Inciting Violence'

TrĂ© Goins-Phillips : Jan 14, 2021

BCN Editor's Note: The hypocrisy is glaring, yet ignored by most on the left, as they no doubt hope the rest of America won't notice. -Aimee Herd, BCN

airlift[] ...During Wednesday's debate on the floor of the US House of Representatives over the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) referenced a quote from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California), who, in 2018, called for "uprisings all over the country." (Screengrab image)

Gohmert's intention was to highlight the double standard that exists between conservatives and progressives:

"Here's a quote: 'I just don't even know why there aren't more—why there aren't uprisings all over the country, and maybe there will be,'" Gohmert said, referencing words from Pelosi. "Or: 'Sadly, the domestic enemies of our voting system and honoring our Constitution are right at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. with their allies in Congress.' We are called 'enemies' of the state. Those were all quotes from our speaker."

"Now, on our side, we didn't take those to be impeachable, because we didn't believe she surely meant that," continued the Texas lawmaker. "But by the Democrats taking this action, you're telling me, 'No, when we say those, we actually mean to incite violence.' That's what this action is saying."

Like clockwork, as Fox News documented, many in the media quickly lended credibility to Gohmert's claim.

CNN analyst Asha Rangappa rebuked Gohmert for "encouraging MORE uprisings," Law & Crime columnist Elura Nanos tweeted the Republican's testimony "should be used to immediately expel him." In addition, Vox editor Laura McGann, Washington Post reporter Aaron Blake, and Politico managing editor Blake Hounshell all wrongly attributed Pelosi's words to Gohmert, suggesting he was calling for "uprisings" ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration next week... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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