Tennessee GOP’s ‘Moral Panic’ Over Drag Shows Ironic in Wake of Shooting

MSNBC anchor Joy Reid said Monday on her show “The ReidOut” that the Republican-led Tennessee government is in a “moral panic” over drag shows, but that guns at Covenant schools in Nashville He said it was ironic that he didn’t mention gun laws after a shooting that killed six people. .

Reed said, “Congressman representing this district, his name is Andy Ogle. He’s a Republican. He represents this district. I want to see the picture. I tweeted the image. His I think it was a Christmas card, and there he is standing in front of a Christmas tree with his wife and kids, and some books Republicans consider dangerous, but the rest have guns. This has become commonplace among Republicans, posing with guns, worshiping guns, wearing AR-15 pins in Congress, and demonstrating their love and worship of guns to a major political party. Their symbol is a gun.It’s very warlord-like.”

She added: No real tension among the masses. It’s like an 80/20 problem. Even gun owners overwhelmingly want stronger gun control. Gun lobby groups and politicians refuse to make it happen. This is in Tennessee. Ironically, being a Scopes Monkey Trial state, there were laws prohibiting the teaching of evolution in public high schools and public schools. They are now enacting laws restricting these First Amendments to limit things like drag shows.You book bans are rampant. Tennessee may be the state with the most book bans, even more than Florida. So they’re essentially saying it’s too dangerous to allow children to be exposed to drag shows. Drag queens are dangerous to children. These books are dangerous for children. When it comes to guns, no, leave more guns for the kids. It’s ironic that it’s inevitable during the moral panic around books, history, and drag shows. ”

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