Tomi Lahren is back. The conservative Fox News commentator known for her racist remarks last month earned the nickname “Xenophobic Rage Barbie” after defending Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly’s anti-immigrant remarks.
Now she is attacking all those on the left, asking why they aren’t “loving and tolerant” – something conservatives claim liberals should be forced to be, even in the face of their own intolerance. And after detailing a litany of insults she feels best represent liberals, while wholly ignoring the extraordinary attacks on America from the right, Lahren demands to know why we can’t all just get along (video below).
“When did we get to the point where we can’t even stand to be in the presence of someone with opposing political views?” Lahren, 25-year old a multi-millionaire with a lucrative Fox News contract and a home in Los Angeles asks. She has literally made millions voicing her ill-informed opinions that consistently distort liberal ideology and attack the left.
“It’s ugly and it’s disheartening to watch,” Lahren says, wholly unaware that her entire manufactured persona exists only because people on the right support her extremist hate-filled views.
“Whether it’s Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders getting kicked out of a restaurant, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Cho being shouted down by students, protesters harassing DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a Mexican restaurant, or having water thrown at me while I brunched with my parents – one thing is for sure: The so-called ‘loving and tolerant left’ seems to be anything but,” Lahren charges.
Not once does she bother to tell her viewers that those acts of protest against agents of the U.S government who are supposed to represent the American people (sans Lahren) are all because the Trump administration is separating young children, even babies and toddlers, from their parents and sending them to child concentration camps.
Lahren is literally more upset over the White House press secretary being politely asked to leave a rural Virginia farm-to-table restaurant and getting her cheese plate comped than she is the thousands of children who very likely will never see their parents again.
She then goes after feminists, who she calls “the female empowerment squad,” asking “conservative women mean less to you?” and, “Are we not worthy of your advocacy?”
After claiming she supports same-sex couples turned “away for being gay, or otherwise different,” Lahren concludes: “can we just treat people like people?”
But Lahren is just cherrypicking and lying.
She concludes by going after Rep. Maxine Waters, whose remarks are now getting her death threats from the right. What did the Democratic Congresswoman say that was so offensive Lahren says a Republican saying the same “would have been shamed into resignation”?
This, as NPR reported:
‘If you think we’re rallying now you ain’t seen nothing yet,’ Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif, told supporters at a rally in Los Angeles over the weekend. ‘If you see anybody from that [Trump] Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd and you push back on them, and you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere.’
That, according to Lahren, is cause for exiting Congress.
It’s not. Waters was not advocating for violence, and anyone who claims she was is lying. Period.
Meanwhile, many on social media did “push back” against Lahren’s remarks:
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— Lightly Redacted Gojira (@d_gojira) June 29, 2018# p #20_37 # ad skipped = true #
Ah, the classic "we shouldn't be this divisive" and "it's all the left's fault" in the same breath. You're truly a brain genius.# p #21_37 # ad skipped = true #
— Keaton Howard, Kissing Enthusiast (@EvilKeaton) June 29, 2018# p #22_37 # ad skipped = true #
She's a crisis actor# p #23_37 # ad skipped = true #
— Shane Blair (@shanejblair) June 29, 2018# p #24_37 # ad skipped = true #
You’re so right tomi. We should be more tolerant of your bigotry and then we can all be complicit bigots. https://t.co/jHhTjpQ7dJ# p #25_37 # ad skipped = true #
— Drumstick (@1realdrumstick) June 29, 2018# p #26_37 # ad skipped = true #
You've done everything to contribute to this atmosphere and are personally profiting from it. We can read your senseless attacks from a few days ago. You're either a knowing hypocrite or you lack any self-awareness whatsoever.# p #27_37 # ad skipped = true #
— David Daniel Harshaw (@DDHarshaw) June 29, 2018# p #28_37 # ad skipped = true #
We’ll talk when YOU apologize for all of this. pic.twitter.com/1eRQO99ckN# p #29_37 # ad skipped = true #
— Grumpy Chief 🇺🇸 (@yardbird23462) June 29, 2018# p #30_37 # ad skipped = true #
That’s rich coming from you. Don’t you have a line of merchandise that calls people snowflakes?# p #31_37 # ad skipped = true #
— Soula Stephan (@SouKhalilStepha) June 29, 2018# p #32_37 # ad skipped = true #
Can you be the one that starts it? Because your Twitter feed and your appearances on Fox “News” are anything but. You be the change you want to see. As of now, you are right in tune with the vulgar and divisive narrative of the current administration.# p #33_37 # ad skipped = true #
— Images by Alvaro (@alvarormorales) June 29, 2018# p #34_37 # ad skipped = true #
In her two-and-a-half-minute rant, Lahren makes clear: she is exhaustively insincere and uninformed. And she’s not helping America.