Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Blue Checks Vow Violence If McConnell Tries to Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 'Burn the Entire F**king Thing Down'

Blue check leftists on Twitter vowed violence in America if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) attempts to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday night at age 87.

Leftist writer Reza Aslan tweeted: “If they even TRY to replace RBG we burn the entire fucking thing down.”

If they even TRY to replace RBG we burn the entire fucking thing down.

— Reza Aslan (@rezaaslan) September 19, 2020

He later tweeted: “Over our dead bodies. Literally.”

Over our dead bodies. Literally. https://t.co/rQbvuKakHU

— Reza Aslan (@rezaaslan) September 19, 2020

Writer Beau Willimon tweeted: “We’re shutting this country down if Trump and McConnell try to ram through an appointment before the election.”

We’re shutting this country down if Trump and McConnell try to ram through an appointment before the election.

— Beau Willimon (@BeauWillimon) September 18, 2020

Writer Laura Bassett threatened riots: “If McConnell jams someone through, which he will, there will be riots.”

If McConnell jams someone through, which he will, there will be riots.

— Laura Bassett (@LEBassett) September 18, 2020

She followed up with: “*more, bigger riots.”

*more, bigger riots

— Laura Bassett (@LEBassett) September 19, 2020

A professor at the University of Waterloo tweeted: “Burn Congress down before letting Trump try to appoint anyone to SCOTUS.” He then protected his account on Twitter.

Canadian political science professor at the University of Waterloo: pic.twitter.com/fKLCX3LGa4

— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) September 19, 2020

Burn Congress down before letting Trump try to appoint anyone to SCOTUS.

— Emmett Macfarlane (@EmmMacfarlane) September 19, 2020

Author Marcus Carey tweeted: “Politics about to get really turnt up.”

Politics about to get really turnt up.

— MARCUS J. CAREY (@marcusjcarey) September 18, 2020

McConnell issued a statement that said: “President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate.

🚨 McConnell: pic.twitter.com/D5nWZMNEOB

— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) September 19, 2020

Podcaster Katie Herzog said she hoped McConnell suffered a stroke and became “brain dead” before that happened.

To clarify: I don’t want him to die. I just want him to be brain dead. I’m not a monster.

— Katie Herzog (@kittypurrzog) September 19, 2020

Media pundit Scot Ross tweeted to Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), who warned McConnell against filling Ginsburg’s seat: “Fucking A, Ed. If you can’t shut it down, burn it down.”

Member of the Wisconsin “Ethics Commission” ⁦@MrAndyNgopic.twitter.com/oNiRrlCCJn

— Miranda Devine (@mirandadevine) September 19, 2020

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