A Republican activist group hailed Queen Elizabeth II for pushing to require voter identification in British elections, and they were buried in mockery.
The Republican State Leadership Committee, which works to elect GOP candidates to state offices, tweeted out a warning that Democrats might try to "cancel" the British monarch for including voter ID in the ceremonial Queen's Speech laying out the agenda for Parliament, and other social media users responded with fact checks and ridicule.
@RSLC 1. The Queen doesn't set policy in the UK. She's reading a speech given to her by the government. 2. Would… https://t.co/1TOwHcZgrE— Emperor Norton I 👑 (@Emperor Norton I 👑) 1620855617.0
@RSLC Super patriotic to submit to the orders of the monarchy. Great job, guys.— jen psaki's head tilt before the kill 😎🍦💛🐝 (@jen psaki's head tilt before the kill 😎🍦💛🐝) 1620875491.0
@RSLC How many times must we tell you, it's: Her Britannic majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God,… https://t.co/8MYNNCAgHJ— The Based Briton🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧 (@The Based Briton🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧) 1620856068.0
@neill1976 @RSLC She also hasn't been the 'Queen of England' since 1707.— Alex (@Alex) 1620857883.0
@GOP_Ethics @RSLC There wasn’t a queen of England in 1776, a queen consort, wife of a George III, Who is king of Gr… https://t.co/euZlABPhuK— Marlene Koenig 🇺🇸 (@Marlene Koenig 🇺🇸) 1620909288.0
@RSLC "It can't be racist if the UK does it" is perhaps not as strong an argument as you think, champ.— weird animal shouty guy (@weird animal shouty guy) 1620910297.0