(RepublicanDaily.org) – Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) has established herself as a conservative firebrand in Washington, DC. She’s never afraid to challenge established narratives, even when it gets her in trouble.
However, Greene’s recent tweet comparing COVID-19 mask-wearing measures to the enforced wearing of yellow stars by Jews in Nazi Germany went a step too far for some lawmakers. Not only did she receive criticism from Democrats, but her remarks also landed her in hot water with fellow Republicans.
Vaccinated employees get a vaccination logo just like the Nazi’s forced Jewish people to wear a gold star.
Vaccine passports & mask mandates create discrimination against unvaxxed people who trust their immune systems to a virus that is 99% survivable.https://t.co/6X6VNolcA7
— Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 (@mtgreenee) May 25, 2021
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) released a statement condemning Taylor Greene’s comments on Tuesday, May 25. He said her opinion was “wrong” and called her Holocaust comparison “appalling.” Among the other GOP lawmakers to criticize her tweet were House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik (R-NY).
The Holocaust is among the most sensitive topics of discussion today, given its lasting societal impact. Greene has a point when it comes to mask-wearing policies, but many people believe she expressed it carelessly here. Millions of people had their lives snatched away during the Holocaust — it needs to be off-limits.
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