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GOP rep hid on toilet and clutched sword during Capitol riot, then voted 'no' on impeachment

It’s time to allow the noble elephant, which was long ago conscripted into service as the symbol of the modern GOP, to go live on a sanctuary or something. Because we’ve found the perfect totem for today’s Republican Party: a terrified loser sitting on a toilet clutching a Civil War sword as Donald Trump’s mob descends on the Capitol fixing to tear the non-Borg limb from limb.

Deep within the bowels of a lengthy story on House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s post-insurrection relationship with Donald Trump, the following little nugget appeared, and it occurred to me just how emblematic of today’s GOP one Rep. Bruce Westerman really is.

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