Twitter Users Call For Arson and Violence if Trump Appoints New SCOTUS Before Election, Political Science Professor Threatens to “Burn Congress Down”

This is the "tolerant left."


1.5k shares

The open threats of violence and destruction continue to erupt by the “tolerant left.”

After the announcement was made of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Friday night, several verified Twitter users made threats of arson and violence over the prospect President Donald Trump appointing a new Supreme Court Justice before the election.

A political scence professor in Canada called for arson if President Trump were to appoint a new Justice before November’s election.

Trending: Here’s Why The Polls Are SO Wrong!

Waterloo professor Emmett MacFarlane tweeted: “Burn Congress down before letting Trump try to appoint anyone to SCOTUS.”

Fox News has more on these very serious open threats to both our democracy and safety as a nation:

Almost immediately after news of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death, some verified Twitter users threatened arson and apparent violence in order to block Republicans from replacing her before the elections.

"If they even TRY to replace RBG we burn the entire f-----g thing down," author Reza Aslan tweeted. He later responded to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's vow to hold a vote on President Trump's nominee. "Over our dead bodies, literally," he tweeted.

Author Aaron Gouveia similarly blasted McConnell's statement, saying: "F--k no. Burn it all down."

A Canadian political science professor called for arson, prompting accusations he made a terroristic threat. "Burn Congress down before letting Trump try to appoint anyone to SCOTUS," Waterloo professor Emmett MacFarlane tweeted.

In response, Canadian attorney Ezra Levant worried about the consequences for MacFarlane's students.

"Macfarlane is a professor at @UWaterloo, promoting violence against his political enemies," he said. "If you were a young woman in his class who was a Trump supporter, would you risk being a target of his violent rage if he found out about you? Should you transfer to a different class?"

The Washington Examiner with more on these threats:

Former CNN host Reza Aslan joined several other verified Twitter accounts in threatening violence if Senate Republicans attempt to fill the Supreme Court seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

“Over our dead bodies. Literally,” Aslan wrote in response to a tweet saying Sen. Mitch McConnell intends to fill Ginsberg's seat, shortly after it was announced Friday that she had died at the age of 87.

Aslan also tweeted, “If they even TRY to replace RBG we burn the entire f---ing thing down.”

“If McConnell jams someone through, which he will, there will be riots,” Washington Post and GQ writer Laura Bassett said.

If McConnell jams someone through, which he will, there will be riots.

— Laura Bassett (@LEBassett) September 18, 2020
Recommended For You

Beau Willimon, a Writer’s Guild of America president, told his roughly 162,000 followers that “we’re shutting this country down if Trump and McConnell try to ram through an appointment before the election.”

Director of Communications at the Anti-Violence Project Eliel Cruz agreed with Willimon’s calls to shut things down by calling on people to march on Washington and “just shut it down ourselves.”

Aaron Gouveia, author of a new book titled Raising Boys To Be Good Men: A Parent's Guide to Bringing Up Happy Sons in a World Filled with Toxic Masculinity, responded to McConnell’s call to fill the vacant seat by tweeting, “F--- no. Burn it all down.”

Writer and LGBT activist Charlotte Clymer opted not to wait until Republicans pushed a Ginsburg replacement through, deciding instead to head straight to McConnell’s home on Friday night.

“We’re now walking to Mitch McConnell’s house to protest,” Clymer said before tweeting out the intersection that McConnell allegedly lives on.

“His house is entirely dark,” she said later. “Significant police presence out front. It’s clear that he’s not here, as confirmed by a neighbor who is not fond of him. People are going home.”

Where's the accountability for this behavior?

NATIONAL POLL: Are You Happy Melania Replaced Michelle As First Lady?

Where is the media outrage (other than Fox News) over threats of violence and arson?

The country is already burning because of violent leftists.

Imagine how much worse it can get when these open calls to violence and arson are continually ignored.

This is what liberal America will look like...

Tucker: Our leaders dither as our cities burn (GRAPHIC VIDEO)


Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
Choose A Format
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Story
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
List
The Classic Internet Listicles