Suffice it to say that civics was not a class MSNBC host Joy Reid excelled at, if she took the class at all.
In a display of real privilege, Reid took to social media to say rural Americans — see white Anglo-Saxon Protestants — are “the core threat to our democracy,” supporting the blanket statement by pointing to tweets from a fellow liberal who claimed those who support President Trump “do not believe in the Constitution or any founding principles unless they’re advantageous.”
This is the core threat to our democracy. The rural minority — the people @JYSexton just wrote a long thread about — have and will continue to have disproportionate power over the urban majority. https://t.co/fzBHaZ9kzR
— Joy-Ann Pro-Democracy & Masks Reid 😷 (@JoyAnnReid) November 26, 2017
Reid was responding to a tweet from MSNBC producer Kyle Griffin, who pointed out that by 2040, the vast majority of Americans will live in the 15 largest states, with just 30 senators representing them.
By 2040, about 70% of Americans are expected to live in the 15 largest states. They will have only 30 senators representing them, while the remaining 30% of Americans will have 70 senators representing them. https://t.co/f1SibnIGHv
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 25, 2017
Never mind that the U.S. Senate was designed to ensure EQUAL representation for all states, regardless of size or population — representation in the House was population based.
The end game for Reid, a prolific far-left tweeter who favors hateful rhetoric, is direct democracy — which the Founders went to great lengths to avoid — which starts with “the abolition of the Electoral College,” she added in a second tweet.
If the left have their way in America, every presidential election moving forward will be decided by California and New York.
The Republican Party may be befuddled by the ploy, but social media users are hip to the scene… and more than happy to give Reid and her progressive ilk a sorely needed civics lesson.
a threat? huh? 70% would have house & 30% the senate – this is by design (see federalist papers) to prevent a majority taking total power. the minority can be out of power but not w/o a voice – that is our republican system working. am I missing something @JoyAnnReid? https://t.co/81EFjvzS2p
— Brian Hare 🇺🇸 (@bharedogguy) November 26, 2017
Flyover States take note: @JoyAnnReid and her fellow liberal, coastal elites hate people like you.
They hate hard-working Americans who cling to their Bible and their guns. https://t.co/g0gKVwfWBA
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) November 27, 2017
Why do you hate minorities? 🤔 https://t.co/aKGL0iGxyS
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) November 27, 2017
We aren't a democracy.
The Senate represents the states.
Congress represents the people.
This is 3rd grade civics Joy. https://t.co/DjeHlEi3zS
— Chad Felix Greene (@chadfelixg) November 27, 2017
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