WE DON’T NEED ANY WORDS, DO WE?
WE DON’T NEED ANY WORDS, DO WE?
~~March 15, 2018~~
DAVID VERSUS GOLIATH
‘ … and the children shall lead … ‘
It’s really sad when a supposedly experienced, grown man stoops to the level of insulting teens who were victims of gun violence in their schools.
This is the state of politics in the Republican party.
Makes me think of David and Goliath.
Seems to me that, once again, David is winning!
Mr. Gibson, you’ve messed with the wrong people!
I sure hope someone takes you on since you are running unopposed in this year’s election.
~SORRY, APOLOGY NOT ACCEPTED~
The unopposed candidate for a Maine state House seat called another Parkland teen “a moron” and “bald-faced liar“
A Republican candidate for the Maine legislature apologized after attacking two students who survived the Parkland high school massacre, calling one a “skinhead lesbian” and another a “bald-faced liar.”
Leslie Gibson, who’s running unopposed in this year’s election for the Maine House 57th District, deleted tweets bashing the students and wrote a letter to 18-year-old Emma Gonzalez, who he had called a “skinhead lesbian.”
González identifies as bisexual.
“I would like to extend to you my most sincere apology for how I addressed you. It was wrong and unacceptable,” Gibson said in a tweet.
“You are doing work that is important to you. I would like to extend my hand in friendship and understanding to you.”
Gibson didn’t apologize for calling 17-year-old David Hogg a “bald-faced liar.”
González and Hogg have been among the most vocal student advocates for stricter gun control since the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Hogg appeared on CNN this week to urge Drumpf to prove he isn’t “owned” by the National Rifle Association.
González was honored by LGBTQ rights group Equality Florida for her activism.
As criticism mounted, Gibson scrubbed the tweets from his Twitter account and apologized to Gonzalez. He later made his personal and campaign Twitter accounts private.
(I CALL CHICKEN!)
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