When Simone Biles announced that she would be pulling out of some Olympic events, Conservatives predictably went nuts. Piers Morgan, Clay Travis and Charlie Kirk were among the names slamming the 24 year-old gymnastics superstar.
Simone Biles has certainly done plenty to make her country proud. The 24 year old gymnast has won countless gold medals including 4 from the 2016 Olympics and 19 more in various World Championships.
On Tuesday, the gymnast shockingly announced that she will no longer compete in the team portion of the 2020 games. The sexual assault survivor wanted to do what was best for her mental health.
Being a Republican in this day and age requires complete fealty to Donald Trump. To maintain the president and his supporter’s backing, one must fully aid in all of Trump’s fights no matter how ridiculous.
Republicans have been split over Donald Trump’s election fight. While there are many in the GOP who are urging the president to keep fighting, there are also others who would like to see him accept reality.
After many months of skirting the issue, a number of prominent GOP officials have gone all in on masks. On Sunday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tweeted out a video extolling the virtues of face coverings. Even Donald Trump, himself, posted a picture wearing a mask last week.