Republicans are throwing a fit over Biden’s dog nipping a Secret Service agent but have blown off Trump killing people trying to overthrow the government.
The Secret Service said that the dog nip was no big deal:
New info on what happened with @POTUS dog Major, per Secret Service official:
Major nipped agent’s hand at WH. Injury was “extremely minor.” No skin puncture. No bleeding. Agent continued their duties, all per official.
— Sean Sullivan (@WaPoSean) March 10, 2021
NBC’s Kristen Welker added more detail:
Major Biden update: a Secret Service official tells me the dog “nipped” an agent’s hand and “no skin was broken.”This source describes it as “an extremely minor injury.”
The agent continued to work yesterday after the incident and has continued to work since then.
— Kristen Welker (@kwelkernbc) March 10, 2021
Major is a rescue dog. These dogs have usually had hard lives and experienced trauma. A nip is a warning. It’s not ideal, but it is, as the Secret Service suggested, not a big deal.
Donald Trump tries to overthrow the government, and in the process, potentially injure or kill them, and Republicans immediately shrug and move on as if nothing happened. A presidential dog nips a Secret Service agent, and Republicans decide that this is the biggest crime against America since 9/11.
Republicans have descended into self-parody. The Biden stimulus bill that they voted against is universally popular. Their attacks on the President have gained no traction. Their cable news propaganda outlet, Fox News, is in the ratings dumpster.
They literally have nothing but Mr. Potato Head, Dr. Suess, and Biden’s dog.
Democrats are rebuilding America while Republicans while about toys, children’s books, and dog nips.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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