Liz Cheney Demonstrates How Republicans Play the Media

Liz Cheney Demonstrates How Republicans Play the Media

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NBC/Screenshot It didn’t take Dick Cheney’s daughter long to rise to a leadership position among Republicans in the House of Representatives. Having been elected to Wyoming’s at-large seat in 2016, Liz Cheney became chair of the House Republican Conference (the third-highest ranked leadership role) in 2019. Her main task in that position is to communicate the party’s message to its members—the same one she communicated during her interview with Chuck Todd on Sunday. Ostensibly, Cheney’s appearance was a chance for her to explain why she voted against a bill condemning “hateful expressions of intolerance.” But take a look at how she tossed all of that off and went on the offensive at about the 1:25 mark of this video. The important thing for us to be focused on and to remember—the Democrats have been in charge now for about two and a half months in the House. In that time they’ve become the party of anti-semitism, the party of infanticide, the party of socialism. They’ve passed legislation that’s violated the First Amendment, the Second Amendment. Cheney just laid out the Republican platform for 2020. Since they don’t have an agenda of their own, it will all be lies about their opponents. Here are the ones Cheney told in that clip: A bill that is focused on condemning “hateful expressions of intolerance” is labeled “anti-semitic.” Allowing parents to issue “do not resuscitate” orders for a baby destined to die is labeled “infanticide.” Embracing the kind of reforms that were part […]

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