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Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.) isn’t the sharpest tool in the shed.
He’s the kind of guy who will stand in front of the border fence and call it a wall. He claimed making Juneteenth a holiday was an effort by “the Left” to “prevent unashamed celebrations of our national story.”
Few would call Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), who cosponsored the Juneteenth legislation, a liberal. And emancipation is part of our national story.
The real estate developer from Maryland isn’t a science whiz, either.
Rosendale has a twisted view of how best to preserve the wilderness of Montana, 30% of which is public land. He recently proposed zeroing out Land and Conservation Funding for the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish & Wildlife, and the U.S. Forest Service.
He once tweeted about mining: “the answer to ‘can you dig it’ is always YES!”
Logic similarly isn’t Rosendale’s strong suit.
He was so oblivious to the correlation between lies about a stolen election and the insurrection attempt that days later Rosendale posted a sign on his door thanking the Capitol police. Hashtag heroes indeed, Mr. Rosendale.
Rosendale is on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Gettr, and Truth Social.
In May 2022, Rosendale claimed that leftists turn violent when they don’t get their way.
Per ProPublica, he deleted that tweet hours later.
Probably because it prompted people to reply with photos of violence at the Capitol riot, Rosendale speaking at an Oath Keepers event, and comebacks like: “What would you call it when an administration ‘sits on the sidelines, turning a blind eye to the chaos and lawlessness’ of attacking the capitol because that administration lost, Mattie?”
Good question. Too bad “Mattie” probably can’t answer it.
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