Lauren Boebert Desperately Tries To Backtrack And Apologize For Her Despicable Islamophobic Joke, But Americans Aren’t Having It: “Apology Not Accepted”

Sit down, lady.


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Controversial Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert offered an apology to “anyone in the Muslim community” that she offended after a video circulated on social media of her suggesting that Rep. Ilhan Omar, among one of two Muslim women in Congress, was mistaken for a terrorist at the Capitol. Oh, if she wants to talk about terrorists at the Capitol, she can discuss Jan. 6th.

Boebert, the gun-toting Republican Colorado congresswoman who ran on a law and order platform that has been arrested quite a few times, and received her GED diploma a few months before winning the election to Congress, was seen in the video addressing a group of supporters, referring to who she called the “jihad squad” in Congress, then she took it a step further.

“What’s happening? I look to my left, and there she is: Ilhan Omar,” she said. “And I said, well, she doesn’t have a backpack, we should be fine.”

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Well, that blew up (no pun intended) the Internet, and it’s on the news, too, so Boebert took to her official Twitter account to apologize. And honestly, it’s a pretty good apology, but you can’t unring a bell.

Omar said that Boebert is lying, though.

Twitter users piled in.

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The fact that she made up that story and set up another member of Congress as a target for her Islamaphobic supporters is disgusting.

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