Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) is changing into a Twitter poster boy because of his feigned look of utter disbelief when President Joe Biden accused the Republicans of aiming to destroy Social Safety throughout his State of the Union tackle.
The pretend faces Lee cranked out have been a selected tour de power provided that he has additionally been captured on video flatly vowing to destroy Social Safety — and Medicare and Medicaid. He has declared it’s his “goal” as senator to “pull” Social Safety “up from the roots and get rid” of it.
Different Republicans booed Biden’s feedback, and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) shouted out “liar” in probably the cringiest second of the SOTU, regardless that a number of GOP lawmakers are strategizing to undermine Social Security.
Progressive PAC MeidasTouch posted juxtaposed scenes of Lee’s faux response and his earlier speech, which drew a flood of assaults. Followers beloved the “gotcha” seize.