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Worst Quotes of the Week – May 15, 2021

“We’re not talking about eight-year-olds’ soccer.  We’re talking about post-puberty sports. We’re talking about girls who’ve worked their whole lives to earn a scholarship and not have to worry about being outplayed by a boy.”

Rep. Lauren Boebert, about the proposed Equality Act, which would ban discrimination based on gender and gender identity

Boebert also claimed the bill would lead to “women getting in an MMA ring and having their skulls crushed by a man,” among other things.

“Let’s be honest with the American people – it was not an insurrection, and we cannot call it that and be truthful.”

Rep. Andrew Clyde (R – GA), on the January 6 Capital Hill riots

A gun dealer in his first term in Congress, Clyde compared the riots to a “normal tourist visit”.

“It was Trump supporters who lost their lives that day, not Trump supporters who were taking the lives of others.”

Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA), presenting his version of the January 6 riots

Painting the rioters as victims, Hice noted that four of them died, including Ashli Babbitt who was fatally shot.  The other three suffered medical emergencies while part of the crowd laying siege to the Capitol.  Another victim is Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick.

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