A Republican congressman and Senate candidate has foregone any gesture of sympathy upon the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, instead using the occassion to suggest pro-abortion laws she “defended” were responsible for the deaths of “innocent babies”.Georgia representative Doug Collins, who is running to unseat fellow Republican Kelly Loeffler, tweeted his unvarnished message in the hours after Justice Ginsburg’s death.“RIP to the more than 30 million innocent babies that have been murdered during the decades that Ruth Bader Ginsburg defended pro-abortion laws,” he wrote. “With @realDonaldTrump nominating a replacement that values human life, generations of unborn children have a chance to live.”
You want to get an idea of horrible Collins truly is? He’s makes these two look good by comparison:
— Kelly Loeffler (@KLoeffler) September 19, 2020
But both Kemp and Loeffler are still awful, especially Loeffler:
Loeffler was the first senator to say after Ginsburg’s death that she wants the vacancy filled ahead of what is expected to be an intense partisan fight over whether to confirm a replacement in an election year.
Republicans prevented former President Obama from filling a Supreme Court vacancy after Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in 2016, arguing that the spot should not be filled in an election year.
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) September 19, 2020
“Doug Collins is celebrating the death of a Supreme Court Justice. Unforgivable. RBG deserves better than this garbage,” said Scott Dworkin, founder of the Democratic Coalition.
“After seeing these hideous GOP responses to RBG’s death, it’s clearer than ever this is the most important election of our lives,” Dworkin also said.
— Rep. Anna V. Eskamani 🔨 (@AnnaForFlorida) September 19, 2020
Florida state Rep. Anna Eskamani replied to Collins, “That moment when you're so 'pro-life' you celebrate someone's death.”
But Collins is shamelessly pandering to the base and he has this asshole helping him in his bid:
U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Florida Republican, barreled into the contentious free-for-all race in Georgia for a U.S. Senate seat Friday by slamming the current Republican officeholder, U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler.Rallying with U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, the Gainesville Republican aiming to unseat Loeffler, Gaetz riled up a raucous crowd at the Cobb County GOP headquarters by calling Loeffler a “country club” Republican who owed her seat to a governor’s appointment and wealthy background.“I understand that Kelly Loeffler has a lot of money,” Gaetz said at Friday’s rally. “[But] a seat in the United States Senate should not be a reverse dowry paid in the greatest country in the world.”
We really need to make sure Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) wins this race. FYI, he’s against filling RBG’s seat before until after the election:
— Reverend Raphael Warnock (@ReverendWarnock) September 19, 2020
Let’s go all in the flip Georgia Blue. Click below to donate and get involved with Warnock, Ossoff, Biden and their fellow Georgia Democrats campaigns: