Lindsey Graham cowers like a scolded puppy after ‘sexist’ joke about Botox Nancy


In a rare display of temerity, a leading GOP lawmaker made a joke about “Botox Nancy” — and then, being a Republican, he caved.

In the aftermath of Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi‘s demonstrably rude behavior Tuesday on the House floor while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., cracked a joke at a private fundraiser about how many times Pelosi, 74, has had plastic surgery.

“Saddened by the insult” of Netanyahu’s address, Pelosi claimed to be “near tears” while he spoke.

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“Did you see Nancy Pelosi on the floor,” Graham reportedly said, according to one person who attended. “Complete disgust. If you can get through all the surgeries, there’s disgust.”

Being a feckless Republican, Graham naturally apologized for the joke when asked about it by Fox News host Bret Baier, who flashed the comment on the screen.

“I don’t know exactly what I said, but I will assume that that is accurate and apologize because two wrongs don’t make a right,” Graham said.

Those tasked with setting up Hillary Clinton’s quest to be the first female president in U.S. history quickly jumped on the opportunity to accuse Graham of sexism — presumably, the left is unaware that men also have plastic surgery.

A revelation that RedState contributor Ben Howe seemed to touch on, as seen on Twitter:

Nevertheless, when on a mission to establish a preferred narrative, liberals are not to be dissuaded by reality. Here are a few samples of the responses to Graham’s remark:


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