Dear God, where does the GOP keep coming up with these mental death stars from? By now, we’re almost immune to watching Trump step on his crank every time he opens his mouth, but now we’re talking about a sitting US Senator, suddenly vulnerable for aligning herself with Trump, jumping right off of the plank with him on race relations.
I am speaking of, of course, Senator Kelly Loeffler from the great state of Georgia. In case you’re unacquainted, Loeffler is an alleged Senator, one who caught shit over stock deals at sensitive coronavirus times, half owner of the WNBA Atlanta Dream team, and full time twit. This made her easy pickings for the likes of ThunderTrump, and she has been a consistent uber twit ever since.
Well now, Loeffler has a serious bur in her Prada pumps. The WNBA, along with big brother the NBA are by far and away the most socially active league in American sports. Both league offices work closely, not only with the individual teams, but with the players unions, and are far more supportive of their players making their voices heard than other leagues. Superstar LeBron James is the ultimate example of social activism among athletes, but many more are right behind him.
And therein lies the source of Kelly Loeffler’s dyspepsia. There is already one WNBA player who has forfeited the 2020 season, along with her paycheck, to work full time on social justice issues. And now the WNBA players have decided to dedicate this season to the victims of police violence, as well as Black Livers Matter. Which was apparently enough to drive Loeffler right over the edge of sanity, and right into outright racism. She wrote an angry letter to the league, as a co-owner, in which she vehemently opposed to the players politicizing the league on social issues.
For practical purposes, politically speaking, this should be a non issue. Just another racist rock head in the south. After all, Trump clobbered Clinton in Georgia in 2016. But a combination of Trump’s tin ear when it comes to social issues, along with his pathetic response to the coronavirus, and his insistence that weak kneed GOP Governor Brian Kemp rush forward with reopening the economy in the state, now has Biden polling within the margin of error against Trump in the state. Which makes Loeffler vulnerable, and add in the extra aspect that senior Senator Johnny Isakson retired due to health problems, and you have the possibility of not only Georgia flipping blue, but potentially bring two blue Senate seats with it, practically ensuring Democratic control of the upper chamber.
God, I hate! being put into this position, but apparently now I have to play imbecile whisperer to a sitting US Senator from the opposite party. Look Kelly, as much as I hate to have to be the one who breaks the news to you but, not only are social issues and Black Lives Matter more popular than you are, and not only are the WNBA and the Atlanta Dream more popular right now than you are, but the towel guy or gal on the bench is more popular than you are! And you have no idea of what hornet’s nest you have just kicked over.
Apparently La Diva Loeffler doesn’t spend much time in Georgia with her ear to the ground. For the Georgia primaries, the Atlanta Hawks basketball opened up the arena, put a bunch of voting machines and certified poll workers in it, and let people vote indoors, socially distanced. And it was so successful that the team has promised that by November 3rd, 2020, they will have 300 voting machines and sufficient certified poll workers to let pretty much anybody who wants to vote have the opportunity to do so.
You know, it’s one thing to be stupid, lots of people are, since we currently have Trump as President, but it’s another thing to shoot for savant. In having her pissy fit over social justice issues, Loeffler has jumped in on the wrong side of an issue that, as a rich, privileged white woman, she should be running away from if she can’t support it. It is bone stupid to activate the African American community by trash talking Black Lives Matter, but it is truly imbecilic to do so when the city’s fucking basketball team is going to turn the arena into a giant polling place for those people to come out and safely express their opinion!
It’s one thing for a candidate to be stupid enough to directly threaten their own incumbency, but when you elevate that to the possibility of taking another seat with it, then you’re entering a phase of stupid that I have no words for. Don’t touch that dial.
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