Alyssa Milano leveled a boomerang attack on Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley that hit her right back with the facts.
The actress and left wing activist called out the Iowa Republican as a sexist, referring to comments he had made about the lack of women on his committee.
The only problem for Milano was that she cited a Wall Street Journal article that essentially fact-checked her own tweet.
Grassley Says Workload Discourages Women Senators From Joining Judiciary Panel.
“It’s a lot of work – maybe they don’t want to do it…My chief of staff of 33 years tells me we’ve tried to recruit women and we couldn’t get the job done.” https://t.co/z6LTK0MF9w
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 5, 2018
“It’s a lot of work – maybe they don’t want to do it. My chief of staff of 33 years tells me we’ve tried to recruit women and we couldn’t get the job done,” Grassley reportedly replied when asked why the Judiciary Committee didn’t have more female Republicans members.
Milano chose that quote to highlight in her tweet with the caption, “F***er!”
She also used the article’s headline in her tweet: “Grassley Says Workload Discourages Women Senators From Joining Judiciary Panel.”
But what she failed to mention – if she actually read the article – was that the Senator immediately added a remark about how gender is not really a factor in recruiting members to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
“We have a hard time getting men on the committee. It’s just a lot of work whether you’re a man or a woman, it doesn’t matter,” Grassley said.
She also left off the rest of the Journal’s headline which read, “Then Walks Back Remark.”
And in a real blow to Milano, who vocally opposed the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh and attended the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week, he even lauded the hard working women in the Senate.
“On average, any woman in the United States Senate, whether they’re on Judiciary or any other committee, probably works harder than the average man,” Grassley added.
While many of Milano’s social media followers swallowed the inaccurate tweet, many others called her out for the dishonesty.
Did u even read the article? Grassley also stated it’s hard to get men on the committee because of the workload, he said, man or woman, it doesn’t matter, it’s hard! Why must u continue to spew hatred, THATS what divides the country! #TheRainMakers #ConfirmKavanaugh #TrumpWorld pic.twitter.com/N5s0skEMJQ
— ?Rising Rose? (@RisingRose71) October 6, 2018
These illiterate folks can’t say anything without using their Liberal LabelMaker !! Nothing coherent to anything they try to say — without a throwing a label on it. pic.twitter.com/QgSXFskz6H
— Les Faulk (@faulk_les) October 6, 2018
Why let the facts get in the way?
— Charles Tabone (@tabone29) October 6, 2018
Who’s the real sexist
— CD (@CDFREEIII) October 6, 2018
— StopLibLies (@TonySchiano) October 5, 2018
Who cares what she thinks! Her opinion is no different than anyone else. It’s just an opinion, based on her politics. If she was smart ( which is debatable) she would keep her politics to herself! She is nobody!!!!
— Larry DeLaughter (@lwdelaughter) October 6, 2018
Another OOPSIE moment, Alyssa?!?! Ohhhhhhhhhhh don’t cha just get TIRED of all that?!? Even fact-checking your OWN articles reveals your nature. God help us all. Please, whatever you, stick with acting. At least you’ll entertain the Dems as per the usual.
— Doc (@14159James3) October 5, 2018
Alyssa, please stop embarrassing your self. You are out of control. please get help.
— Jcard55 (@jcard55) October 6, 2018
In the words of Forest Gump, “stupid is as stupid does”
— Jeff Philhower (@JeffPhilhower) October 6, 2018
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