Congressman Jeff Duncan (R-SC) sent a crystal clear message to the president by wearing a face mask on the House floor Monday that sported the viral message sweeping the nation criticizing the Biden administration, “Let’s go, Brandon!”
Founder of Punchbowl News Jake Sherman, who was formerly with Politico, was triggered by the gesture and sent out a tweet on Monday night telling the world about the dire deed. Rep. Duncan responded to it with an emoji wearing a mask. The congressman has been an outspoken critic of Biden’s mask mandates.
Politico reporter Olivia Beavers also tweeted out a pic of Duncan in the mask, taking offense at the gesture, and writing: “Spotted at House votes: GOP Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC wearing a mask with a phrase that Republicans are using in place of F*** Joe Biden.” What she doesn’t seem to get is the phrase was actually coined to mock the press.
A spokesperson for the Biden administration claims that the administration is “unfamiliar” with the viral “Let’s go, Brandon” chants that are occurring at major sporting events, according to The Washington Post. The phrase has now gone mainstream and is being used in general conversation, music videos, advertisements, protests, political speeches, and just about everywhere else you can think of.
— Rep. Jeff Duncan (@RepJeffDuncan) October 25, 2021
Spotted at House votes: GOP Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC wearing a mask with a phrase that Republicans are using in place of F*** Joe Biden. pic.twitter.com/0rTSz6LwNV
— Olivia Beavers (@Olivia_Beavers) October 26, 2021
“Let’s go, Brandon!” has become a euphemism for “F*** Joe Biden!” and the left doesn’t care for it in the least. It took the internet by storm following NBC Sports reporter Kelli Stavast claiming that the crowd at a NASCAR race was yelling “Let’s go, Brandon!” when they were actually chanting “F*** Joe Biden!” Video footage proved otherwise.
Duncan isn’t the only Republican who has used the phrase. Florida Rep. Bill Posey ended a speech on the House floor last week with “Let’s go, Brandon!” after contending that “People are understandably frustrated. Actually, they’re very angry. And they’re not going to sit back and take it much longer,” referring to Biden’s political maneuvers.
(Video Credit: Forbes Breaking News)
An incensed Beavers also took exception to Posey’s declaration from the House floor. She tweeted, “As @AnthonyAdragna explains here: ‘The House floor is typically policed quite closely for breaches in rhetoric. Talking about the president in any vulgar way would…attract attention—but this phrase seemed to fly under the radar.'”
Democrats are less than happy with Duncan’s face mask.
“Not only does Jeff Duncan not deliver for the people of the third district—I cannot think of a single thing he has truly done—he now sports a vulgar slogan on his mask and walks off the floor!” Oconee Democratic Party chairwoman Jody Gaulin declared in a statement to Update Today.
Senior reporter at CNN Edward-Isaac Dovere cluelessly quipped, “Jeff Duncan, a congressman who calls himself a champion of traditional family values, showed up to vote today with an inside joke telling the president of the United States to perform a sexual act on himself displayed over his own mouth”
Conservatives, however, love it.
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) October 17, 2021
The upset over the perceived use of the “F” word in connection to President Biden seems a bit overwrought. Both the president and vice president seem to have a penchant for using it themselves.
“Behind closed doors, the former Catholic school boy is quite profane, according to several current and former aides,” Politico reported about Biden last week.
“When he gets going he definitely gets going,” claimed one White House official.
“In meetings with aides, Biden’s vulgarities include but are not limited to: ‘F*** them,’ ‘What the f*** are we doing?’ ‘Why the f*** isn’t this happening?’ ‘bullshit,’ ‘dammit,’ or just simply: ‘f***,’ according to several current and former aides,” the media outlet elaborated.
“Some say they find Biden’s foul mouth endearing — a part of his everyman appeal that made him president. One former aide noted that’s true just as long as you’re not on the receiving end of it,” Politico noted.
“By contrast, Vice President KAMALA HARRIS’ favorite swear word is “motherf***-ah,” [emphasis on the ahhhhh] according to someone who worked closely with her. She also alluded to this preference in a past interview. Her office did not respond,” Politico concluded.
Social media loved Duncan’s mask and the sentiment it shared:
Sorry what’s the problem here?
— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) October 26, 2021
Still amused the press doesn’t realize this phrase is actually mocking the press. They refuse to acknowledge they are the ones being mocked.
— IrishTea1 (@IrishTea1) October 26, 2021
Wait ’til you find out a journalist coined the phrase in the first place.
— Aldous Huxley’s Ghost™ (@AF632) October 26, 2021
Future senator Jeff Duncan https://t.co/fj5iCkfswr
— MaryMillerStan (@MillerStanIL) October 26, 2021
So for 4 years it was acceptable to actually say “Fuck Trump” but know it’s not acceptable to use a slogan that has to be translated into “Fuck Joe Biden” ???
— 2scareU (@jerrodfrey) October 26, 2021
Not just conservatives. Have you seen joe’s approval numbers?
— GlennAC (@GlennAC14) October 26, 2021
Savage 🔥 pic.twitter.com/Eht3i2nHnV
— Tribal Patriot Becca White 🇺🇸🪶♍️💊✝️🎬🐶🎶 (@BeccaWhite45) October 26, 2021
Responding in kind to the same disrespect you showed for 4 years now hurts your feelings?
— Make Orwell Fiction Again (@siameseninja) October 26, 2021
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