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Congressman Posts Meme Advocating Civil War – Deletes It After Mockery Shows His Own State Would Lose

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U.S. Congressman Steve King is stirring up division once again – or at least trying to. The white nationalist Republican from Iowa is being mocked on social media after he posted a meme to his Twitter and Facebook accounts that appears to advocate for a violent civil war.

“Folks keep talking about another civil war,” the pro-gun, anti-trans meme reads. “One side has about 8 trillion bullets, while the other side doesn’t know which bathroom to use.”

The ACLU’s Brian Tashman tweeted a screenshot of King’s post, showing the Congressman asking, “Wonder who would win…”

Clearly he hadn’t bothered to notice.

But some did notice: the meme shows King’s home state losing the supposed battle.

Vox’s Aaron Rupar and others noticed Iowa was on the “losing” side:

King deleted the meme sometime around early Monday afternoon. It had been here on Facebook.

The timing of the posting couldn’t be much worse. It comes just days after a horrific terror attack on two New Zealand mosques left 50 dead. The suspect’s “manifesto” praised President Trump as “a symbol of renewed white identity.”

King’s history of white nationalism and white supremacy finally caught up with him early this year. He was stripped of all his committee assignments, but he’s working to have them restored.

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Watch: Trump Ludicrously Claims ‘Herd Mentality’ Will End COVID-19 Pandemic ‘Without the Vaccine’

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President Donald Trump says the coronavirus pandemic is “going away,” and would even disappear without a COVID-19 vaccine, thanks to a “herd mentality.”

That’s entirely false.

“We are going to be okay, we’re going to be okay and it is going away,” Trump said about the coronavirus pandemic that’s taken 200,000 American lives, “and it’s probably going to go away now a lot faster because of the vaccine.”

“It would go away without the vaccine, George, but it’s going to go away a lot faster with go away without the vaccine,” Trump continued, speaking at an ABC News town hall hosted by George Stephanopoulos.

An incredulous Stephanopoulos asked, “it’s going to go away without the vaccine?”

“Sure, over a period of time,” Trump said. “Sure with time it goes away. And you’ll develop, you’ll develop, like a herd-mentality it’s going to be it’s going to be herd-developed and that’s going to happen, that will all happen, but with the vaccine, I think it will go away very quickly But I really believe we’re rounding the corner, and I believe that strongly.”

Trump likely meant herd immunity, which he incorrectly described. Experts say herd immunity will not resolve the coronavirus and we will be dealing with it “forever.”

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‘Trump’s Browser History’ Tweets Break the Internet

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Twitter was abuzz Friday morning with various offerings of what President Donald J. Trump’s browser history might look like if leaked – and some of the imaginings were pretty spot on.

One tweet read, “Putin shirtless” with an image that can’t be unseen. Another asked, “Who is the President of Puerto Rico?” And another, “How do I clear my cash?”

Boom.

See the hilarity below and add #trumpsbrowserhistory to join in.

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Trump Cries Twitter Is ‘Negative’ Against Republicans – ‘Especially’ Him – After Top Trend Highlights All His Failures

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President Donald Trump is accusing the Twitter and its executive of being biased against Republicans, especially him, despite no evidence and the fact that for years he has been allowed to violate the social media platform’s terms of service with impunity.

“It’s never a real Twitter Trending,” Trump said, on Twitter, referring to the top issues people are tweeting about. “It’s Twitter Executive’s Choice. Only negative on Republican voices, especially mine!”

Trump’s accusation comes just as “AND GOT CAUGHT” was trending on Twitter, highlighting Trump’s failures. It was in response to Trump’s own tweet, a lie, that he posted Wednesday night as former President Barack Obama was speaking at the Democratic Convention.

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