‘Race lady’ Joy Reid lights up Twitter-verse after comparing religious right to Taliban

Far-left MSNBC host Joy Reid is metaphorically getting an earful after comparing the Taliban in Afghanistan to the religious right in America.

The liberal network’s resident alarmist, if not conspiracy theorist, who Tucker Carlson has irreverently nicknamed the “race lady,” offered some wisdom to her two million Twitter followers as insurgent Taliban forces are on the verge of taking total control of their country:

“This is the real-life Handmaid’s Tale. A true cautionary tale for the U.S., which has our own far religious right dreaming of a theocracy that would impose a particular brand of Christianity, drive women from the workforce and solely into childbirth, and control all politics,” the Harvard University graduate wrote on Twitter, in response to a BBC report about how rapidly advancing Taliban extremists are aggressively trampling on women’s rights.

In addition to Reid apparently “relying on The Handmaid’s Tale trope, there appears to be perhaps some degree of irony or projection given the hyperbolic left’s authoritarian tendencies in the COVID-19 era.

For example, in discussing how some colleges are demanding that students get the vaccine (and prove it) as a condition of returning to their in-person studies, Carlson quipped last month this “beyond-belief” real-life situation is somewhat equivalent to what is portrayed in the above-mentioned dystopian novel and TV show about what right-wingers would do if they got control of the government.

As a side note, consistency hasn’t been progressive Democrats’ strong suit during the pandemic.

Many of them have abandoned their past support for civil liberties, privacy (including health privacy), skepticism of big corporations, and the concept of “my body, my choice,” as well as what constitutes or doesn’t constitute a super-spreader event.

Joy Reid also claims, again without evidence of any kind, that divisive critical race theory provides a remedy for so-called “Confederate Race Theory” that is currently being taught, according to her, in many of the nation’s public schools.

In any event, Twitter is roasting Joy Reid for cautioning about a mythical, anti-woman right-wing Christian theocracy in America. Here is just a sample:

Robert Jonathan

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