Congresswoman Marjorie Greene’s Rhetoric is Starting to Sound Genocidal.

Someone’s going to be killed, and she needs to stop.

Lauren Elizabeth

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Of all the right wing lawmakers who seem to have made it their mission to get ahead by being as barbaric and as controversial as possible, few have been as brazen or — quite frankly — successful than Marjorie Greene of Georgia. The thing is though, when you head down that path you have to keep upping the ante. Greene has made it clear she is well aware of that reality when she shared her thoughts, yet again, about the fight GOP lawmakers have taken up with Disney over their weak opposition to Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill.

On Real America’s Voice in reference to Democrats, Greene is filmed saying:

“The Democrats are the party of pedophiles .. the party of princess predators from Disney .. the party of teachers .. trying to transition their elementary school age children…”

The party of pedophiles and princess predators…

It might be easy to just dismiss this rhetoric as bizarre and unworthy of attention, but I don’t think it can be understated just how dangerous rhetoric like that can get.

Frankly, she sounds like a leader trying to prepare for genocide.

That rhetoric will get people killed. It is specifically intended to get those listening to it angry enough to take up arms, and be able to justify any violence they might participate in. With polling already indicating that a disturbing number among the GOP base is ready to take up arms, one can only come to the conclusion that Greene knows exactly what she’s doing and what could happen as a result.

Pedophile and predator are not words thrown around lightly, and for good reason. To normalize this type of rhetoric for political gain is intentionally dangerous, but what does she care? What does she care so long as she makes a few more headlines, or gets a few more donations? At this point, she is actively trying to incite violence against political opponents, and it would be irresponsible to minimize it.

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Lauren Elizabeth

Lauren is a writer & leftist with analysis on topics related to politics & policy. She can be reached at LaurenMartinchek@gmail.com or Twitter @xlauren_mx