Candace Owens, communications director for Turning Point USA, was invited by Republicans to appear at the House Judiciary Committee hearing on hate crimes Tuesday and things didn’t get off to exactly the start the Democrat-led panel may have hoped for.
In her opening statement, Owens was loaded for bear and she blasted the Democrat Party and their media allies, who she said don’t tell the truth about her because she doesn’t “fit the stereotype of what they like to see in black people.”
Flanked by her 75-year-old grandfather, Owens eviscerated the party fond of calling others racist, dismantling their narrative right before their eyes.
“My grandfather grew up on a sharecropping farm in the segregated south,” she said. “He grew up in an America where words like ‘racism’ and white nationalism’ held real meaning under the Democratic Party’s Jim Crow laws.”
“My grandfather’s first job was given to him when he was 5-years-old and his job was to lay tobacco out to dry in an attic in the South,” Owens continued. “My grandfather has picked cotton and he has also had experiences with the Democrat terrorist organization of that time, the Ku Klux Klan.”
Explaining that she grew up in her grandfathers’ home, she told the committee that he never once told her she couldn’t do something because of her skin color, nor did he hold a gripe against the white man.
“I was simply taught to never view myself as a victim because of my heritage,” said Owens.
She continued to rip at the very fabric of today’s Democratic Party.
“There isn’t a single adult today that in good conscience can make the argument that America is a more racist or a more white nationalist society than it was when my grandfather was growing up,” Owens said. “Yet, we’re hearing these words sent around today because what they want to say is that brown people need to be scared.”
She would go on to say the hearing “is not about white nationalism or hate crimes, it’s about fear-mongering, power and control,” adding that “the goal here is to scare blacks, Hispanics, gays and Muslims” so Democrats can silence dissent and regain control of government.
“White supremacy, racism, white nationalism, words that once held real meaning, have now become nothing more than election strategies,” Owens declared.
The statement appeared to have the desired result on the opposition:
Candace Owens just obliterated the Democrats right to their face at this hate crimes hearing.
Absolutely destroyed them and called them out.
They looked stunned and were motionless.
— Kambree (@KamVTV) April 9, 2019
To be certain that Owens was lethally effective, she was trending on Twitter as the Kool-Aid drinking left whipped themselves into a lather as they launched into full assault mode:
What a fucking farce
— Christopher Mathias (@letsgomathias) April 9, 2019
Code Pink is here with signs. pic.twitter.com/xxhHB0rb3a
— Jared Holt (@jaredlholt) April 9, 2019
Far-right maniac Candace Owens is currently testifying before congress about white nationalism. This is just two months after she explained that Hitler was an "okay guy" and Nazis doing a bit of genocide within their borders was actually fine by her. pic.twitter.com/CCop7i4r9A
— Nathan Bernard (@nathanTbernard) April 9, 2019
Kristen Clarke listening to Candace Owens in this hate crimes hearing is ALL of us. pic.twitter.com/A96Andz2xh
— Charlotte Clymer 🏳️🌈 (@cmclymer) April 9, 2019
Candace Owens calls white supremacy/white nationalism "words that once held real meaning are now nothing more than an election strategy."
Perhaps the families of Heather Heyer, New Zealand Muslims, Pittsburgh Jewish communities & plenty of others non politicians would disagree
— Rowaida Abdelaziz (@Rowaida_Abdel) April 9, 2019
Talk about egregious behavior, Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif, played a video clip — during the hearing — which takes Owens words at a previous event completely out of context to say she supports Hitler.
An asinine accusation the left still runs with today, to include sitting members of Congress.
Oh man. Rep. Ted Lieu now playing a tape of Candace Owens, who is sitting right there, saying it would have been fine if Hitler just wanted to make Germany great. pic.twitter.com/BIIQGOeKPC
— Jennifer Bendery (@jbendery) April 9, 2019
Owens responded to say Lieu thinks black people are stupid, according to a number of tweets.
Candace Owens responds to the Hitler recording: “I think it’s pretty apparent that Mr. Lieu thinks black people are stupid.” Nadler cuts her off with his gavel.
— Will Sommer (@willsommer) April 9, 2019
But Playboy’s Washington “correspondent” reported the fake news (generated by Nadler) that she called the Democrat stupid, sharing inconclusive video.
Candace Owens just called Ted Lieu “stupid” and Chairman Nadler reprimanded her pic.twitter.com/9xsWIPy0IX
— Alex Thomas (@AlexThomasDC) April 9, 2019
Here’s a video clip of that encounter that you can actually decipher what is being said:
— Nick Monroe (@nickmon1112) April 9, 2019
All the reactions weren’t negative though, here’s a sampling of other responses.
I believe the Democrats just had an awakening at this hate crime hearing as to how powerful @RealCandaceO really is.
— Kambree (@KamVTV) April 9, 2019
How do I know Candace Owens is doing a great job right now?
From the Left’s general reaction on twitter: pic.twitter.com/jJpZ5pmDAc
— Most Acquitted POTUS of all-time! (@MAGASoGood) April 9, 2019
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