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—Marjorie Taylor Greene, who is an unabashed racist and bigot among a party that coddles racists and bigots[1]
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Marjorie Taylor Greene, frequently abbreviated as MTG,[note 1] (1974–) is one of the first two QAnon conspiracy nuts ever to be elected to the United States Congress (the other being Lauren Boebert). Greene represents Georgia's 14th House district, whose inhabitants of this district ought to be ashamed of themselves. A fellow Republican in Congress describes her as "cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs."[2]

Background[edit]

Conspiracy theories had festered and writhed on the fringes and underbelly of the American conservative movement for decades. However, with the Mango Messiah's election in 2016, the worst of the conspiracies were elevated from the lowest rung on the ladder of the conservative movement to holier than Saint Ronnie himself. By the time of the 2020 presidential election, these foul conspiracy theories had essentially replaced the entire conservative movement (now a personality cult), in addition to the entirety of the US Republican Party's platform.[3] (They literally didn't even bother writing a party platform in 2020 and just glided on conspiracies and Trump instead.)[4]

Into this shitshow struts Marjorie Taylor Greene, spewing forth all the nastiest popular conspiracy theories. If she's just wanting attention from her craziest, most hateful shit on TV or if she's a true believer, it doesn't matter since she gets some support from Republicans. She's been recorded saying, on tape, that Hillary Clinton secretly murdered John F. Kennedy Jr.[3] She also believes that there's a Satanic, pedophilic cult of blood-drinkers and baby-eaters operating out of a random pizza restaurant. She's perfect.

Conspiracy crazinesss[edit]

Greene promotes the grand daddy of the late 2010s conspiracy theories: QAnon. Greene then lives up to the spirit of the dirty intersection sign-holder and screamer by offering a balanced, well-minced, full-bodied blend of racism, anti-semitism, and Islamophobia, with delicate hints of medical denialism and a dainty finish of advocacy for outright crime. To finish it off, she's confrontational and likes to draw attention to herself in public by saying the craziest shit including harassing people with dishonest questions. According to her, the American government, when ruled by people she doesn't like, is a cabal of Satan-worshiping pedophiles that can only be defeated by conspiracy nuts like herself.[1] After all, the Clintons killed JFK Jr.[5] Since she's already off the deep end, it's only natural that Greene would propose violence. Greene's Facebook feed included several endorsements of violence against Democrats, including against Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.[6] Greene additionaly liked comments that suggested execution of FBI agents who are part of the "deep state".[6] In spite of this, her Facebook page remains active… unfortunately.

Her conspiracies offer a ton of anti-Semitism, but it's often incoherent. Wildfires are caused by secret space lasers that are operated by DA JOOZ![7] Meanwhile, she's not shy to compare people to Nazis, probably as a weak distraction from her proto-fashy viewpoints, even though she would likely take offense at being called a Nazi. For instance, George Soros, despite being a Jewish family was hunted by Nazis and a well-known target for anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, is somehow secretly a Nazi.[1] Black Lives Matter are also Nazis, somehow[8] as well as the Democrats.[9][note 2]

She engages in 9/11 truther crap. Claims that there was no evidence that an airplane hit the Pentagon on 9/11.[5]

Like Alex Jones when he attempted to spread vile lies about the Sandy Hook shooting, Greene believes that the Parkland mass shooting was a false flag,[10] and she has harassed shooting survivor David Hogg in 2018.[11] She had previously referred to Hogg as "littleHitler".[8] Her behavior is quite similar to another right-wing gun nut Kaitlin Bennett, who also liked to draw attention to herself by harassing people and posing them with blatant dishonest questions.

Like many wingnuts, she doesn't like Obama very much. She claims that Obama is secretly a Muslim[5] and that he commands Latino gangs as his personal death squads.[12]

Anti-masker anti-vax assholery[edit]

For more information, see: COVID-19 denialism

It is sooooo "oppressive" that elected congresspeople like her have to wear masks. Oh, won't someone please think of the poor, oppressed elected congresspeople!?!?? Despite having a political pedigree that dates back to American Nazism, Greene has compared wearing face masks for protecting against COVID to the German Nazi practice of forcing Jews to wear a star of David on their clothing when in public,[13] (oh yeah? So where's your space laser, Marj?) for which she later apologized at the United States Holocaust Museum in June 2021.[9] This is something that one could possibly believe was a genuine apology except that she continues to maintain that the US Democratic Party is just like the German Nazi Party (NSDAP), and for timing that indicated that it was an attempt to avoid being censured by Congress.[9]

To prove that you can place a person at an educational institution (the Holocaust Museum), but you can't make them learn, Greene made another Nazi analogy by comparing the offering of voluntary COVID vaccinations to Nazi brownshirts in July of 2021.[14]

Also in July 2021, Greene was criticized for arguing against the COVID-19 vaccine by asserting that the virus was "not dangerous for non-obese people and those under 65," a statement that is blatantly false.[15] This would not be the only time Greene falsely blamed obesity rather than COVID-19 for COVID related deaths. In December that year, she tweeted: "...our response to #COVID19 should be working towards ending obesity..."[16] In September 2021, Greene tweeted in a Twitter conversation with entrepreneur Mark Cuban: "Obesity. When do we help people overcome the highest risk factor for being hospitalized & dying from covid?"[17][18]

Racism[edit]

She's a vehement Islamophobe. She says Muslim people should be barred from holding public office, in spite of the fact that this would be exactly the sort of anti-religious conspiracy that Greene fantasizes she herself is the victim of. (And it would be illegal.)[12] Greene also promoted an anti-refugee and anti-Semitic propaganda video that demonised Africans and Muslims, promoted the "Great Replacement" conspiracy theory and promoted anti-Semitic conspiracy theories blaming Jews for Muslim immigration to Europe.[19]

During Greene's initial 2020 candidacy, Greene made a statement suggesting that Black people, who are "held slaves to the Democratic party", should be "proud" of Confederate monuments, "because I'd say, 'Look how far I have come in this country".[20]

Anti-LGBT rhetoric[edit]

She thinks that transgender people aren't real, and are also, somehow, an abomination that threatens children. Likely as a hateful publicity stunt, she films herself yelling loudly about this topic in a public library.[8]

In February 2021, She also had harassed her office neighbor, Marie Newman (D-IL), because she put up a trans pride flag in support of her daughter, and referred to Newman's daughter as her "biological son".[21] Rude. About a year later, on no show other than InfoWars, she called for violence against transgender people to "protect" cis women and girls. She also claimed that trans children are "being groomed" by their parents. [22]

Shortly before the incident with Marie Newman's daughter, she co-sponsored a bill known as the "Old Glory Only Act", which would make it illegal for US diplomatic and consular posts to fly any flag other than the national flag, which was intended to prevent them from flying pride flags as had happened several times before. Afterwards, she actually whined about how while Twitter allowed people to post consensual pornography, she was banned from Twitter for being transphobic (or in her words: "I absolutely believe with all my heart that God's creation is he created them male and female").

Pivot… or not[edit]

Matt Gaetz (R-FL), under investigation for sex trafficking of minors,[23] with Greene, probably at CPAC 2021: psychological projection, anyone?

Immediately after she won her primary election (the only election that matters in her very Republican district) Greene distanced herself from QAnon in a Fox News interview. Apparently she finally noticed that Q had been lying the whole time![24] The reality is that she may no longer be talking about 'Q', but still believes that there is a secret plot to undermine Donald Trump.[25]

These days, Greene can be found literally chasing her fellow members of Congress around in the hallways, yelling "why do you support terrorists and Antifa?" at them. Her targets in congress have requested additional security to deal with Greene physically trying to run them down at work.[26]

Support for Vladimir Putin[edit]

After Russia began its invasion of Ukraine, Greene has praised the invasion and vocally supported Vladimir Putin.[27]In a speech full of conspiracy theories and misinformation, she babbled:

If we truly care about suffering and death on our television screens, we cannot fund more of it by sending money and weaponry to Ukraine to fight a war they cannot possibly win.[28]

Too extreme even for the GOP[edit]

I think the MTGs are legitimately nuts...
Adam SchiffWikipedia[29]

On multiple occasions, Greene's rhetoric has been too repulsive even for the GOP to ignore. Many GOP politicians (such as House minority leader Kevin McCarthyWikipedia, who can get extreme himself) condemned Greene's statement suggesting Black people should be proud of Confederate monuments.[20] Multiple GOP politicians also condemned Greene's repulsive Godwin's Law evocation when she compared face masks to the treatment of Jews in Nazi Germany.[30]

Meddlesome, entitled, and very dumb[edit]

The letter explaining that Greene is an ignoramus
My god. We’ve got a KarenWikipedia in Congress now.
Jimmy KimmellWikipedia, on his Februrary 25 2021 show, responding to Greene's harassment of Marie Newman.[31]

Bar the occasional laughable attempt to impeach Joe Biden, Green unsurprisingly has been completely unproductive in Congress, as far as doing anything you'd expect a House representative to do (such as write bills or debate legislation in committees).[32] Instead, Greene prefers to spend much of her day engaging in dumb Twitter wars. Greene particularly relishes feuds with her fellow GOP representatives. Some of her more notable battles include feuds with Nancy MaceWikipedia (who called Greene "batshit crazy" and also used the ultimate Southern insult against her, "bless her heart")[33] and Dan CrenshawWikipedia (who suggested that Greene might be an "idiot", and also suggested that she was the ultimate Republican bête noire, a "Democrat").[34] Greene also yelled at Liz Cheney when Cheney called Greene a "joke",[35] citing her bewildering "Jewish space lasers started the 2018 California wildfires" Facebook post that generated quite a few bemused memes online in 2021.[36]

Unsurprisingly, her behavior with Democrats is hardly any better. One Democratic Congresswoman, Cori BushWikipedia, even moved her office far away from Greene's in order to avoid her noxious, childish behavior.[37]

Like many bullies, however, Greene's constant yelling and Twitter wars (the latter often with multiple spelling and grammar errors, not unlike her idol)[38][39] is paired with appalling idiocy. Lowlights include calling Guam a foreign country[40] (well, it sounds furr'n, dunnit?) and claiming that (contrary to what's actually in the Constitution) Democrats were attempting a coup by impeaching Trump a second time a couple of days after the Trump-inspired auto-coup on January 6, 2021.[41] She even engaged in not even wrong levels of rhetoric in September 2021 when, in explaining her opposition to the Green New DealWikipedia, she brought to the Congress floor a bizarre Scooby-DooWikipedia cartoon. The cartoon included a non-sequitur reference to "communism" in the form of the old hammer-and-sickle USSR flagWikipedia, suggesting that Greene has not paid much attention to world news for the past 30 years.[42]

Green is, naturally, anti-science. On a Steve Bannon podcast, while discussing evolution, she said that she doesn't "believe in that type of so-called science", instead preferring to spend the podcast babbling about COVID-19 bioweapon conspiracy theories.[43] Of course, Greene has no problem misusing scientific terminology if it suits her ideology. During the previously mentioned spat with Marie Newman, Greene "countered" by hanging up a transphobic sign on her door that said, "There are TWO genders MALE & FEMALE. Trust the science![sic]"[44] You'll be shocked to hear that this position on gender is contrary to what actual scientists currently think.[45]

Meet the new Nazis, same as the old Nazis[edit]

In 1940, the America First CommitteeWikipedia was founded. Initially anti-war and isolationist in a more mainstream fashion, it ended up being dominated by pro-fascists and pro-Nazi members. Perhaps most famously, Charles Lindbergh was a member. His early aviation triumphs were diminished by actions in the committee widely seen as sympathetic to Nazis, including a famous anti-Semitic AFC speech on September 11, 1941 where he spouted Jewish conspiracy theories. After Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, isolationist feelings in the United States diminished heavily (Lindbergh included), and the AFC disbanded.[46][47]

However, in 1943, there was enough Nazi sympathizers around to form a very minor, but even more extreme party (co-opting the AFC name) called the America First PartyWikipedia. The short-lived political party was led by Gerald L. K. SmithWikipedia (a fascist who also was a member of the Silver Legion of AmericaWikipedia or "Silver Shirts", a copy of Mussolini's blackshirtsWikipedia).[48] Smith was known for advancing policy points that wouldn't sound out of place in the Donald Trump aligned GOP of 2020: "preserve America as a Christian Nation", "oppose a world government and a super-state", and "safeguard America's tradition in relationship to immigration". Smith was also as racist as those aligned with the alt-right wing today, advocating points like the need to "fight mongrelization and... inter-mixture of the black and white races" and "maintain a government" that was "abused by no minority".[48] Even more extreme viewpoints were espoused by other America First members. For instance, one member (Homer Mairtz) proposed to deport all Jewish people in the United States to a designated area within five years; those who refused deportation would be sterilized.[49]

"America First", not entirely coincidentally, was a favorite slogan of Donald Trump during his 2016 presidential campaign.[50][51] The similarity between the rhetoric of Donald Trump and the rhetoric of anti-Semitic American Nazis of the past was startling enough for the Anti-Defamation League to express serious concern about Trump's choice of phrase.[52] Also not entirely coincidentally, alt-right white supremacists such as Nick Fuentes utilized the phrase "America First" in naming their podcastsWikipedia and conferences.[53][54]

On April 16, 2021, a news service called "Punchbowl News" (founded by journalist Jake ShermanWikipedia) released a leaked memo by Greene. The memo detailed Greene's plans to launch a new political caucus, which was uncoincidentally called the America First Caucus.[55] The policy platform[56] would've made Smith proud.

The document contained a strong nativist and isolationist streak, championing "uniquely Anglo-Saxon political traditions". The caucus was founded by Greene and fellow extremist Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ),[55] who ironically is not Anglo-Saxon (he is Slovenian and Basque).[57] The document contained a strong anti-immigration section that went out of its way to demonize immigrants, highlighting the supposed decreased "capital-to-labor ratio" (i.e., supposed less productive nature) of "post-1965 immigrants" in particular. (1965 was the year that the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965Wikipedia was passed, abolishing a quota system that favored immigrants from northwest Europe.)[58] The America First Caucus even wanted infrastructure projects to "(befit) the progeny of European architecture" for some reason (reminiscent of "degenerate art"). Naturally, the document also made musings at modern conservative boogeymen as well, such as echoing Trump's supposed "election fraud" claims (fraud claims that often seemed to target Black city voters)[59] and a supposed need for "civic and cultural assimilation" in American education (a concern that suspiciously sounded like a desire to whitewashWikipedia racism away from educational books). The nativist blabber, of course, was topped with anti-face mask and anti-COVID-19 lockdown positions as well.[56][60]

The caucus proposal, widely derided in the general media, ended up being too racist even for the GOP. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthyWikipedia was one of many Republicans in Congress who slammed the caucus idea, calling the proposal a "nativist dog whistle."[61] Due to the strong political blowback, on April 17, 2021, a spokesperson/scapegoat for Greene, Nick Dyer, said that "she didn't approve that language" and has "no plans to launch anything". This despite Dyer announcing the caucus launch just a day earlier.[62] The denial that Greene herself wasn't behind the caucus was rather unconvincing when held up to scrutiny.[63] The caucus gained three other supporters before it collapsed: Reps. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Barry Moore (R-AL) and Matt Gaetz (R-FL).[55]

On a lighter note, Marjorie Taylor Green made an amusing comment (Feb. 9,2022) on Real America with Dan Ball, a charade news program produced by the One America News Network television channel. Greene proposed one of the most intriguing malapropisms since the Bowery Boys program [64] [65]. Evidently she is as ignorant of the German Gestapo and its monstrosities as she is of Spanish cold soup: "“Not only do we have the DC jail which is the DC gulag, but now we have Nancy Pelosi’s gazpacho police spying on members of Congress, spying on the legislative work that we do, spying on our staff and spying on American citizens.” [66]

Some sanctions on social media[edit]

After letting her spew forth for years, Twitter has had enough... somewhat. Greene has faced multiple Twitter suspensions. One temporary suspension was made on January 17, 2021 owing to company policy to suspending various QAnon accounts.[67] Greene, after every suspension was lifted, just carried on like usual, repeatedly tweeting large amounts of bullshit about COVID-19 and other lovely things. It then took Twitter the very quick and responsible action of waiting a little under a year until January 2, 2022 to finally permanently suspend Greene's personal Twitter.[68] Meanwhile, Facebook gave her a slap on the wrist by suspending her for 24 hours, despite probably banning people for way less heinous content.[69] Greene didn't get the memo about her prior suspensions' giving her multiple chances and threw a tantrum, insinuating "censorship", and beckoning fellow Republicans to leave Twitter. It's the usual {if-then} script from her ilk, and even other Republicans joined in with the bullshit accusations.[70] Despite this, still not getting the memo, she resumed tweeting her brand garbage on her official Georgia congress Twitter account,[71] likely betting on Twitter taking 5 years to permanently suspend that account too.

Will it take a decade for Facebook to remove Greene for rampant COVID-19 disinformation?

Of course, despite the predictable cries of "censorship" for the light detentions she received, previously, Greene got very upset over regulations that forbade political figures to block their critics on the official public Twitter accounts. Because naturally, it's not "censorship" if she's the one doing it.[72]

Notes[edit]

  1. We apologize on the behalf of Magic the Gathering.
  2. It's not unprecedented among conspiracists to simultaneously vilify others as Jews and Nazis indiscriminately, not even with visions of some kind of dastardly sci-fi order.

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  10. Parkland families call for Marjorie Taylor Greene's resignation after posts surface showing she agreed shooting was a 'false flag' by Dakin Andone (Updated 3:03 PM ET, Fri January 22, 2021) CNN.
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  18. https://twitter.com/kevinnbass/status/1438298879137488899/photo/1
  19. Marjorie Taylor Greene shared an anti-Muslim video that portrays Jewish people as trying to destroy Europe through immigration Media Matters
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  22. Marjorie Taylor Greene Claims Violence Needed To 'Stand Up' To Trans People, Ewan Palmer, Newsweek 24 February 2022
  23. Who’s who in the Matt Gaetz scandal by Philip Bump (April 9, 2021 at 11:15 a.m. PDT) The Washington Post.
  24. Marjorie Greene, controversial Georgia Republican, says she's not a QAnon candidate: Trump-backed candidate says she no longer talks about 'Q' after finding 'misinformation' by Marisa Schultz (August 14, 2020) Fox News.
  25. House Minority Leader McCarthy claims Reps.-elect Greene, Boebert 'denounced' QAnon; Greene has not by Derek Hawkins (November 12, 2020 at 1:12 p.m. PST) The Washington Post.
  26. Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Really Great at Her Job: Professional Troll by Alex Shephard (May 14, 2021) The New Republic
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  28. Josh Marcus, Marjorie Taylor Greene panned as ‘useful idiot’ for Putin after speech full of Biden conspiracy theories. The Independent, 17 March 2022.
  29. [https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/adam-schiff-slams-marjorie-taylor-greene-b1948049.html "Marjorie Taylor Greene is ‘legitimately nuts’, says Adam Schiff"] by Gustaf Kilander, Independent, 2021 October 29
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  36. "Know Your Meme: Jewish Space Laser"
  37. "Cori Bush moves office after being "berated" and "targeted" by Marjorie Taylor Greene" by Grace Segers, CBS News, 2021 January 30
  38. "'Trouble spelling': AOC hits back at ex-QAnon supporter and GOP candidate Marjorie Greene over 'dumb blonde' jibe" by Matt Mathers, Independent, 2020 September 22
  39. "What ‘Your’ vs. ‘You’re’ says about Congress right now" by Jim Saksa and Megan Mineiro, Roll Call, 2021 December 2
  40. Dan MacGuill, Did Marjorie Taylor Greene Refer to Guam as a Foreign Country?, Snopes 12 Mar. 2021
  41. Congressional Democrats Threaten Yet Another Coup Attempt Against President Donald Trump by Marjorie Taylor Greene (January 11, 2021) United States House of Representatives.
  42. Ruh-Roh! Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ Stunt Did Not Go Well, Huffington Post Lee Moran, 23 September 2021
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  44. "Marjorie Taylor Greene Calls For 'Trust The Science' In Anti-Trans Poster" by Samantha Lock, Newsweek, 2021 February 25
  45. "US proposal for defining gender has no basis in science", Nature editorial, 2018 October 30
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  57. See the Wikipedia article on Paul Gosar § Early life and education.
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  59. "The racist rhetoric behind accusing largely Black cities of voter fraud" by Brandon Tensley, CNN, 2020 November 20
  60. "Republicans are Basically Starting a White Supremacist Caucus" by Bess Levin, 2021 April 16
  61. ‘Nativist Crap’: Critics Erupt In Fury Over New Conservative ‘Anglo-Saxon’ Caucus by Mary Papenfuss, Huffington Post, 2021 April 17
  62. "Marjorie Taylor Greene scraps planned launch of controversial 'America First' caucus amid blowback from GOP" by Daniella Diaz, CNN, 2021 April 17
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