Just don’t talk, Nancy. Just..don’t.
Yes, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi gave us one of the most insensitive and tone-deaf responses to the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
Speaker Pelosi: "Thank you George Floyd for sacrificing your life for justice … Because of you and because of thousands, millions of people around the world who came out for justice, your name will always be synonymous with justice."pic.twitter.com/JfapSsKdtX
— The Recount (@therecount) April 20, 2021
The left and the right tore her to shreds.
Ummm… he didn’t sacrifice his life… he was brutally, horrifically murdered. What the hell is this https://t.co/dpaWchJWcO
— Hannah Jane Parkinson (@ladyhaja) April 20, 2021
This reminds me of how people say MLK “sacrificed” his life to advance civil rights. The man was assassinated. https://t.co/k85jHf4p9d
— erin b. logan (@erinblogan) April 20, 2021
Considering that this is the same woman who thought wearing kente cloth imported from China was tantamount to reparations, this is completely on brand. https://t.co/rsxwDm5OKQ
— Clarkisha Kent (@IWriteAllDay_) April 20, 2021
“a sincere thanks to the murdered for your contribution to helping us find the quirks in our justice system!” https://t.co/09NUpoXBxZ
— Kris Straub (@krisstraub) April 20, 2021
Powerful should stop pretending to empathize, it always comes across psychotic https://t.co/QdJzOUiQwT
— Ken Klippenstein (@kenklippenstein) April 20, 2021
Oh, that is very bad. Very, very no. https://t.co/EmvBv0XMUl
— Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) April 20, 2021
he was murdered. https://t.co/kd17N6oXND
— deray (@deray) April 20, 2021
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