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Right Wing Pundit Tries to Discredit Author of Trump Bombshell Book by Saying He Might Be Gay, Has a ‘Gay Face’

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‘This Is Just My Theory, but He Has a Gay Face’ Gavin McInnes Says

A co-founder of VICE Media and head of a far right wing “fraternity” is trying to discredit Michael Wolff, the author of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” by suggesting he might be gay. Gavin McInnes also says that gay people who have not come out “tend to be sociopaths.”

“Why are we assuming that Michael Wolff is good at his job? Have you ever seen Michael Wolff?” McInnes, who has a show on the online far right wing network CRTV, asks in a Facebook post.

“Now, this isn’t a fact, this is just my theory, but he has a gay face,” he continues, as Right Wing Watch first reported Wednesday.

It’s unclear what being gay or not, or having a “gay face” has to do with being good at your job. It’s also unclear what “gay face” is. 

“And there’s nothing wrong with being gay,” McInnes continues, adding, “obviously.”

“Chadwick Moore is a wonderful gay, so is Milo Yiannopoulous, but he appears to be a closeted gay and my experience with them is that they tend to be sociopaths,” he claimed. “They have a lot of bottled up sexual rage and they want revenge on the world. I don’t trust these stories.”

CRTV is home to right wing pundits including Michelle Malkin, Mark Levin, “Duck Dynasty” dad Phil Robertson, and Matt Kibbe, the former president of the Koch Brothers’ group FreedomWorks.

“Does that face look a little gay to you?” asks McInnes, speaking of Wolff, in this video compilation (above) posted by Right Wing Watch. “I mean, it’s the lips. That kind of a pocket square, I wear it sometimes. I have slept with hundreds of women. So you have to either be a pimp, or a pussy. Seriously, though. Look at his demeanor. Am I crazy? Does that look like a closeted gay man to you? Only black guys and me can get away with that kind of color scheme.”

At the end of his livestream, McInnes brought his theory about Wolff full circle, adding a disclaimer that his claim should just be considered “Gavin pulling stuff out of his ass.”

“My gut kind of vibe is that this has to do with repressed homosexuality,” McInnes said again, before directing viewers to watch Wolff’s mannerisms during a news interview.

Last year a conservative author described Proud Boys as an “adult ‘Western chauvinist’ fraternity. It’s like Old School, but with uncomfortable racial and sexual subtext!”

McInnes left VICE in 2008.

Right Wing Watch notes the video above “contains three distinct clips from the nearly 17-minute long Facebook Live broadcast.”

Editor’s Note: 01.08.18 – This article has been updated to remove mention of the alt-right.

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Pelosi Will Create Select Committee to Investigate January 6 Insurrection After GOP Kills Bill for Bipartisan Group

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has just told Democrats she will create a special Select committee to investigate Donald Trump’s violent January 6 insurrection, a deadly attempted coup.

The House voted to approve a bipartisan committee but Senate Republicans killed that bill.

Pelosi made the announcement as Senate Republicans killed debate on the voting rights bill.

 

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GOP Senators Orchestrate ‘Blockade’ of Key Biden Agenda Bills: Voting Rights Bill Killed, Infrastructure in Doubt

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Republicans Tuesday evening killed debate on the For the People Act, a key component of Democrats’ agenda to protect democracy, expand and strengthen voting rights, and reduce the influence of dark money in elections. As Senators were voting on the motion to begin debate on the bill, news broke that the GOP Whip, Sen. John Thune of South Dakota had announced another critical piece of Democratic legislation, the infrastructure bill, was even further in doubt.

GOP Senators appeared to be orchestrating a complete and total shutdown of key legislation critical to President Joe Biden’s progressive agenda.

Democratic Majority Leader Schumer immediately denounced Republicans’ “blockade.”

Sen. Thune also said Republicans would oppose a slimmed down version of a voting rights bill:

60 votes were required to begin debate on the voting rights bill. The motion failed in a 50-50  vote. As voting was taking place GOP Minority Leader Mitch mcConnell could be seen huddling with other top Republican Senators including John Cornyn of Texas and John Kennedy of Louisiana.

The only option to pass the bill now would be for a simple majority of Senators agree to kill the 60-vote filibuster. Some are supporting a modification to 55 votes. Democratic Senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona had steadfastly refused to support killing the filibuster.

“This is a dark day in this country,” Al Sharpton said on MSNBC.

“This is a dark day for Republicans,” host Nicolle Wallace replied. “Republicans won’t just walk over norms, they will burn them down,” she told host Ari Melber during the handoff.

Voting rights expert Ari Berman weighed in, chastising the GOP:

 

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The Biden Dept. of Justice may defend Donald Trump, the former president, for remarks he made inciting the January 6 insurrection. Columnist E. Jean Carroll, who says Trump sexually assaulted her and is suing him for defamation, is furious.

ARE YOU SITTING DOWN?” asked Carroll, who famously posed for the cover of New York Magazine in the dress she was wearing in Bergdorf-Goodman the day she says Trump, in the 1990’s, raped her in a dressing room.  She is also seeking his DNA, which she says remains on the dress, to prove he raped her

“The DOJ–using the same rational they used to defend Trump in my case–may defend Trump in the Capitol Insurrection suit brought by the illustrious Representative @RepSwalwell,” she tweeted.

Many were furious when then-Attorney General Bill Barr stepped in to have the DOJ take over the case, especially since the federal government cannot be sued for defamation. The case theoretically could have then been dismissed.

But it lives on, and the Biden DOJ, under the direction of Attorney General Merrick Garland, has now taken to defend the former president in Carroll’s defamation case.

On Tuesday Reuters reported the Biden DOJ may defend Trump in lawsuits alleging he incited a violent coup and deadly insurrection.

“The Biden administration paved the way for that possibility, say constitutional scholars and lawyers in the cases, by arguing in an unrelated defamation case against Trump that presidents enjoy sweeping immunity for their comments while in office – and the right to a defense by government lawyers,” Reuters reports.

The decision to defend the former president “has profound implications for several ongoing lawsuits, including one filed by two U.S. Capitol Police officers seeking to hold Trump liable for injuries they suffered defending the building in the Jan. 6 attack.”

But noted constitutional scholar Laurence Tribe calls the DOJ’s decision to defend the former president a legal blunder of “Titanic” proportions.

“It would be very difficult for the Justice Department to change course now,” Tribe, a Harvard University constitutional law professor and a frequent critic of Trump. “The Titanic is aimed at the iceberg.”

 

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