Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tried to call out President Joe Biden on Thursday, but received a pat on the back for saying something true as a substitute.
In a primetime address, Biden condemned Republican election deniers for the threat they pose to American democracy.
“Donald Trump and MAGA Republicans represent an extremism that threatens the very foundation of our republic,” he said.
Quoting from the speech, ostensibly in a bid to forged the White House position as extreme, McEnany tweeted:
Last yr, for the primary time, the U.S. was listed as a “backsliding democracy” in a report by a European think tank consequently of developments during Trump’s administration. The report said Trump’s lies in regards to the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election were a turning point that undermined trust within the nation’s electoral process and ultimately led to the Jan. 6, 2021 rebellion on the U.S. Capitol.
Since then, Trump and his allies have continued to undermine the voting process and elevate election-denying candidates, leading Biden and other Democrats to forged the 2022 midterm elections as a referendum on democracy itself.
McEnany, who famously pledged never to misinform reporters before proceeding to accomplish that for the last 10 months of Trump’s presidency, was soon trending as critics applauded her for finally speaking some truth: