Not only are conservatives hateful racists, they’re stupid, too.
A right-wing website reported that Donald Trump’s running mate Mike Pence called Michelle Obama “the most vulgar First Lady” in American history and conservative readers lost their shit in the comments section.
Not only did they agree with Pence, they called her much worse.
Perhaps just as embarrassing is that these conservatives are responding to a story that is entirely fake.
That’s right. Conservatives literally piled onto Michelle Obama because they thought Mike Pence said something bad about her.
According to Snopes, Mike Pence said this during an appearance on CBS This Morning:
I have a lot of respect for the first lady and the job that she’s done for the American people over the last seven and a half years. But I don’t understand the basis of her claim. I already spoke about my concerns about the language that he used in that 11-year-old video. What he’s made clear is that was talk — regrettable talk — on his part but that there were no actions and he’s categorically denied these latest unsubstantiated allegations.
But Newlo, a website that creates hybrid factual/satirical stories, added the following information, which includes dialogue that Pence never uttered.
The governor of Indiana also said that she ‘has no business’ commenting on men and their ‘restroom talk,’ as well as that that’s not ‘ladylike behavior.’
“Now, I know that the word ‘lady’ is kind of in her job description, but it looks to me she’s not behaving like one, at least as of late,” he said. “If she was a real lady, she wouldn’t be commenting on men’s restroom talk and neglecting her own work and duties just so she could get a word out on a topic that she finds interesting for some reason.”
He continued, “If we had anyone else serving as the first lady, they would pretend like they hadn’t heard it and would be going about their business in a normal fashion. But no, Michelle Obama is so vulgar she’s not only being vocal about it, but she’s also convinced that her job title will add weight and significance to her words. And she may be fooling those who can’t see through her smoke screen, but the rest of us have her figured out. She can’t fool me, just like she can’t fool Donald Trump or any other conservative American who has the guts to think for himself.”
Again, Mike Pence NEVER called Michelle Obama vulgar or anything else mentioned beyond what he actually said.
But conservatives ate it up hook, line, and sinker and did nothing but make themselves look like total assholes in response.
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