The Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert tweeted saying: “Simply because you took part in a well-intentioned coup *one time* doesn’t mean you should be called a traitor years after. What has happened to this country?”
Social media users recently shared a screenshot that purportedly shows a statement tweeted by the Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert.
According to the claim, the congresswoman said: “Simply because you took part in a well-intentioned coup *one time* doesn’t mean you should be called a traitor years after. What has happened to this country?”
Misbar investigated the circulating claim and found it to be satirical. The screenshot also includes a disclaimer that clarifies the satirical nature of the quote.
The fake tweet originated from the Twitter account @FaithRubPol, whose bio reads: “Trying to understand this crazy world & get a few laughs. Most of our images are satire.”
“Parody by Back Rub” has published several similar quotes that ended up confusing people.
Lauren Boebert Previously Made a ‘Joke’ About Ilhan Omar Being a Terrorist
In 2021, the controversial republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado has previously been scathingly criticized for making a joke about Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar being a terrorist.
Boebert implied Omar had been mistaken for a terrorist in an elevator on Capitol Hill.
Boebert later apologized to “anyone in the Muslim community I offended” on Twitter.