Hypocrisy

Absentee Dad Gets Standing Ovation At Christian Event

The Tennessean reports: On the last day of the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s second annual Road to Majority conference in Nashville, Hershel Walker took the stage and was welcomed with a standing ovation by the conservative, Christian audience. When asked by the coalition’s Ralph Reed to respond to the recent reports by “Democrats and media,” Walker claimed, “I’ve never denied …

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Florida Papers Blast GOP Hypocrisy On Drag Shows

From the Miami Herald editorial board: In the same week that the Jan. 6 committee unveiled its findings on the attack against American democracy, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and others were more preoccupied with children attending a drag show in Dallas, Texas. Republicans used the “parents know best” line to pass …

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Everything Is “Voter Fraud” Except When Cultists Win

The Associated Press reports: Nevada Republican Jim Marchant insisted there hadn’t been a legitimate election in his state in more than a decade. All of Nevada’s election winners since 2006, he said on a recent podcast, were “installed by the deep-state cabal.” But when Marchant won the Republican nomination for Nevada secretary of state this week, he immediately celebrated the …

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“Model Dad” Herschel Walker Has A Secret Second Son

The Daily Beast reports: For years, former football star turned Republican senatorial candidate Herschel Walker has expressed an enormous pride and love for his adult son, while taking a principled stand against fatherless households and deadbeat dads—specifically in the Black community. Walker—who co-parented his 22-year-old son, Christian with both his ex-wife and current wife—told right-wing internet personalities Diamond and Silk …

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DeSantis Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Pulse Massacre Anniversary: Florida Won’t Tolerate Anti-LGBTQ Hatred

Florida Politics reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis has ordered flags at half-staff Sunday for Pulse Remembrance Day, honoring the 49 individuals who were murdered six years ago at an Orlando nightclub. “The state of Florida will not tolerate hatred towards the LGBTQ and Hispanic community of any kind, and together we stand united against terrorism and hate of any kind,” the …

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Pelosi Hits Back At Archbishop Over Communion Ban

The Washington Post reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Tuesday questioned whether a San Francisco archbishop who said he would deny her Communion over abortion rights was using a double standard by allowing politicians who support the death penalty to receive the sacrament. “I wonder about the death penalty, which I’m opposed to. So is the church, but they …

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LOL: Cruz Mocks Republicans Who Suck Up To Trump

Mediaite reports: Campaigning for David McCormick for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) mocked Republicans who suck up to former President Donald Trump to advance their political careers. Really. The senator famously called Trump a “sniveling coward” after Trump made a personal attack against the senator’s wife. Trump also implied that Cruz’s father was involved in the assassination …

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Ted Cruz: Capitol Rioters Were “Peaceful Protesters” But Protesting Outside Alito’s House, That’s “Mob Violence”

“It’s all politics for them. The ends justify the means. It’s complete hypocrisy. You see this in the corporate media, you see this among Democrats. “On Jan. 6 of 2021, you had tens of thousands of people peacefully protesting and yet the corporate media and Democrats slandered them with the made-up term insurrectionist. “And yet in this instance, they are …

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Fox Host Sean Hannity Attacks Biden For Playing Golf

From Sean Hannity’s personal website: The optics on this are terrible. According to a report from The Daily Wire, while First Lady Dr. Jill Biden was visiting war torn Ukraine —on Mother’s Day —President Joe Biden was working on his golf swing, hitting the links with his brother Jimmy. Meanwhile, across the world and in a literal war zone, First …

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Clarence Thomas: Government Shouldn’t Be “Bullied”

CNN reports: Justice Clarence Thomas, following the leak of a draft majority opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, said Friday that government institutions shouldn’t be “bullied” into delivering what some see as the preferred outcome. “The events of earlier this week is one symptom of that,” Thomas said. He added that “you cannot have a free society” without stable institutions. His …

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Florida Republicans Refuse To Return Disney Donations

Politico reports: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vilified the Walt Disney Co. as “dishonest” and hypocritical. He pushed to strip it of a special tax status and punish its leaders for challenging his policies. But DeSantis and most Republicans in Florida, where Disney operates its flagship theme park, won’t return hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign cash they received from …

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Laura Ingraham Mocks Student Debt “Freeloaders” After Saying That Her Own Mother Paid Her Student Loans

Mediaite reports: Laura Ingraham hypocritically mocked adults who still financially rely on their parents after explaining that is exactly what she had done. During the segment with Raymond Arroyo, Ingraham noted a report released this week that shows about half of American parents with adult children financially support them in some capacity. Arroyo asked those in the crowd who still …

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Campaign Debt Deadbeat Ridicules Move To Cancel Student Loans: “Pay Off Your Bills Just Like We All Do”

“Let me just finally say this. This asinine ‘I wanna pay off student debt’ is an insult to the senior citizens, to the people who pay taxes, to people who decide, you know, ‘Do I wanna buy meat this week or pay for my medicine?’ “That’s hogwash. You’ve got so many jobs, you’ve got a great economy? Let ’em work …

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Trump Fan: Only Vote For Those With “Biblical Values”

Posted to Franklin Graham’s Facebook page: Fox News asked me about the midterm elections and what I think is important for our country. Freedom of speech and freedom of religion are under attack and we need to stand up and defend those liberties—or we will lose them. Our country is in a downward spiral morally, and this impacts everything. I …

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Hannity Condemns Texas Trucker Blockade [VIDEO]

Media Matters has the transcript: SEAN HANNITY (HOST): More tonight about our Texas Governor Abbott, he is taking another stand for border security after pledging to send all illegal immigrants to Washington, D.C., so Joe can take care of them. He’s now requiring that tractor-trailer trucks be inspected before they enter Texas from Mexico. In response, the truckers are lashing …

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Dan Crenshaw Sends Voters Unsolicited Mail-In Ballot Applications After Backing GOP Law That Bans Practice

The Texas Tribune reports: U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Houston, is taking heat this week for sending out campaign mailers containing unsolicited mail-in ballot applications to voters who are 65 and older. Last year, Texas Republicans in the Legislature passed an elections law that banned local election officials from that very same practice under the banner of protecting election integrity. However, …

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Anti-“Handouts” Groups Snorted Up COVID Relief Funds

The Intercept reports: “Government spending is a HUGE problem,” the conservative video site PragerU tweeted in September 2019. “We must reinvest in Americans by giving them a hand up, not handouts,” the group wrote in another tweet that November. But last year, right-wing groups that have long opposed the concept of increased government spending on “handouts” were the recipients of …

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Rand Paul: CNN Lies About My Disaster Relief Hypocrisy

“When we spend everything that’s within our budget, that it should be paid for by taking money from places in the budget from places that are less essential. I think that’s a very reasonable fiscally conservative. But, you know, you watch CNN and you have people who basically all they care about is attack, attack, attack. “We’re trying to bury …

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CNN Roasts Rand Paul For Disaster Relief Hypocrisy

Mediaite reports: CNN’s John Avlon accused Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) of flip-flopping on federal relief now that his state has been devastated by natural disaster. Political observers have pointed out that Paul has a history of publicly opposing relief when other areas of the country were slammed by natural calamities in the past. Avlon made this the focus of a …

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GOP House Rep Takes Credit For Funding Of Alabama Highway By Infrastructure Bill He Just Voted Against

Via press release from GOP Rep. Gary Palmer: The newly passed infrastructure bill, signed into law by President Biden, includes legislation introduced by Congressman Gary Palmer (AL-06) and Congressman David Trone (MD-06) that will provide critical funding to help complete the Northern Beltline. The provision in the infrastructure bill was inserted from the Finish the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS) …

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