Sour grapes anyone?
The list of Democratic lawmakers boycotting the Trump inauguration keeps growing, with no end in sight. And now, Minnesota Representative and possible DNC chair Keith Ellison has officially joined the sore loser ranks.
Ellison explained his reasoning in a tweet Monday afternoon.
I will not celebrate a man who preaches a politics of division and hate. I won't be attending Donald Trump's inauguration.
— Keith Ellison (@keithellison) January 16, 2017
That makes 25 Democratic House members and counting, including Georgia Rep. John Lewis, who called Trump’s upcoming presidency “illegitimate” because of Russian hacking, or something. One can’t help but wonder what these folks would be saying if Hillary Clinton had won and Republican lawmakers were boycotting HER inauguration, but we all know the answer to that question.
Embarrassing number of viewers watched NFL playoffs instead of Obama’s ‘farewell’ address?
Being the highest profile Democrat to boycott the inauguration so far, Ellison naturally drew plenty of fire on social media. After all, Twitter makes pointing out liberal hypocrisy easy, and fun!
Ellison won't go to Trump's inauguration, but he'll attend fundraisers with Hamas guys. https://t.co/jMYLjK2DBh
— David Reaboi (@davereaboi) January 16, 2017
Maybe you can go meet with another bank funding suicide bombings instead https://t.co/Pth9tW9fm2
— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) January 17, 2017
@keithellison Dude, you preached about making a separate country for black people. Spare us the hypocrisy.
— President Alinsky (@obama_speech) January 16, 2017
@obama_speech @keithellison So glad the democrat party is dying!!!
— CNN Is Fake News (@yoyao25) January 16, 2017
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