At some point, Americans have to start taking the left at their word, especially when the message is as troubling as what was heard from Rosie O’Donnell.
Granted, O’Donnell was the original member of the Trump Derangement Syndrome crowd, but she appeared on MSNBC Thursday to say the U.S. military should be sent to the White House to “get” President Donald Trump.
“What I wrote on Twitter was we should impose martial law until we make sure the Russians weren’t involved in the final tally of the votes,” O’Donnell said. “And people were like, ‘Martial law? What’s wrong with you?’
“He wants to send the military to the border,” MSNBC host Wallace chimed in, fully on board with the suggestion of a military coup.
Her reference was to Trump suggesting the possibility of sending the military to the southern border to stop an invading caravan of illegal immigrants currently heading toward the United States.
“I want to send the military to the White House to get him,” O’Donnell then declared.
The panel erupted in laughter, as if this was the funniest thing they’d ever heard.
“I don’t know if I can top that,” Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson said. “That’s actually a pretty good idea.”
Of course, had someone gone on national TV and said this about Barack Obama, the columnist would have been among the first to shriek from the rooftops.
As for comedy, the troubled comedian explained that it took her a full year to be able to grasp the reality that Trump was elected president.
“I took a year out of the spotlight,” she said, after noting that she got physically ill on election night.
O’Donnell did tweet support for imposing martial law in January 2017, “until Trump is ‘cleared’ of all charges.” If you think the Robert Mueller probe is moving slow now — putting aside the fact the president has not been charged with anything — he’d be wrapping up sometime around November 2020 under that scenario.
I FULLY SUPPORT IMPOSING MARTIAL LAW – DELAYING THE INAUGURATION – UNTIL TRUMP IS "CLEARED" OF ALL CHARGES https://t.co/fUn8FZ8RTj
— ROSIE (@Rosie) January 12, 2017
But launching the country into a major constitutional crisis is nothing for the left, who eat from “the end justifying the means” trough.
Here’s a quick sampling of reactions to O’Donnell’s reemergence on the political scene from Twitter, beginning with actor James Woods, who is now an important voice on the right:
A @WashingtonPost hack agrees with Rosie O’Donnell that a military insurrection against the President of the United States “seems like a pretty good idea.” Folks, if you let these vermin regain power in the #midterms, you deserve everything you’ll get. pic.twitter.com/D1EzcfXfwP
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) October 18, 2018
Rosie O’Donnell would prefer marshal law and a military coup d’etat to remove a democratically elected president from the White House and not much of a peep out of Miss Wallace. Do people actually find this to be acceptable behavior??
— HENRY C (@hecorn2) October 19, 2018
@Rosie you should take several more years out of the spotlight.
— Dave Friend (@dfriend2001) October 19, 2018
RT Pink_About_it "RT Pink_About_it: Rosie O'donnell thinks the military should remove Trump from the white house —
Rosie still hasn't moved to Canada like she had promised—
And generous Trump would have donated a tank to help her move
— DANIEL GLENN (@REALDANIELGLENN) October 19, 2018
— Steve Fritz (@SteveFritz7) October 19, 2018
So Rosie O’Donnell thinks sending the military to get President Trump in some sort of wacko military coup is what America needs.
This is a leftist, folks. A Democrat.
— Linda Suhler, PhD (@LindaSuhler) October 18, 2018
— TBuss76 (@tbuss76) October 19, 2018
That’s really funny, does she realize the military takes an oath to the constitution and most of the military is pro trump, don’t go away mad Rosie just go away
— Fred Gorton (@fbgorton) October 19, 2018
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