Lauren Boebert Baffled by 'Bricks' Belonging to a Construction Site
Category: News & PoliticsVia: pat-wilson • 11 months ago • 31 comments
By: Luis G. Rendon (YahooNews)
Just something on the lighter side...
Right-wing media has long been convinced any pallets of bricks are solely the property of anti-fascist activists.
And on Friday night, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) was tripped up over the conspiracy theory.
"@CapitolPolice why are there 20 pallets of bricks one block from the House Office Buildings?" Boebert tweeted, apparently alluding to the standard bricks the right believes are owned by potential antifa activists.
Yet as it turned out, the bricks are part of an ongoing construction project on First Street in Washington D.C., according to signs right next to the pallets.
Zachary Petrizzo for The Daily Beast
"Permit's name: CAPITOL PAVING OF D.C., INC," read one sign noting that parking near the construction site would be prohibited till the end of the month.
The District Department of Transportation's website also states the back ally in question on the 410 block of First Street remains "under construction."
District Department of Transportation
Elsewhere near the bricks, one can clearly see that a back-alley street is being ripped up and a bulldozer is nearby.
Zachary Petrizzo for The Daily Beast
Boebert didn't return The Daily Beast's text message request for comment on Friday night.
Back in the summer of 2020, as Black Lives Matter demonstrations swept the country, frequently conspiracy theories spawned surrounding "mysterious" bricks. Furthermore, anytime conservative journalists or activists saw a pallet of bricks in a metropolitan city, they would quickly conclude the bricks were owned by antifa members and intended for destruction.
"There is no evidence of an organized effort to intentionally place bricks near Black Lives Matter protest sites," the Anti-Defamation League noted at the time.
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she's at the forefront of the trumpster brain trust.
I heard someone else took Bobert's GED test for her!
Perhaps she could shoot some of those bricks.
she could if she could be sure which one wasn't her brain.
Bet she knows what a garbage disposal is.
A White House toilet?
Yep, the same one that will be flushing Biden in a short few years.
I bet she knows what ted cruz looks like naked, along with a lot of other DC trumpsters...
Thanks a bunch for that mental image.
Doubtful but if she really wants to learn from a pro she should get some tips from hummer Harris.
Well her hubby exposed himself to some very young girls at their favorite bowling alley so she's experienced. She was there that day so she knows first hand. Maybe she can teach Harris something.
Stop fooling yourself ..... knee-pads blew her way to the VP gig.
She’s the real pro here and it’s not even close.
No worries, she's got a pallet of bricks, lol.
Good to know .... too bad Kamigula deployed an equal number of hummers/bend overs climbing her ladder to the top.
Having a VP that's a female really has you upset, doesn't it?
conservative xtian family values...
:Under that standard, progressives must really, really hate having a black person on the Supreme Court.
he needs a few new interns. got any daughters or grand daughters handy that are looking to get a head?
Not in the least. Look for another button to push Frosty. You aren’t even on the right control panel
the story about her father is even funnier...
Yeah, the worst bigots and racists are regularly the ones calling someone else bigot or racist ......
SCOUTS interns don't work for or with the Justices. Their responsibilities have nothing to do with the cases before the Court. They typically have administrative duties.
She is the poster child for election funding reform.
Her campaign war chest is multiple times higher than her competitors, with a vast majority coming from outside her district.
Sadly, she will retain her seat, not because she represents her constituents, but because she represents all that is wrong with the Citizens United decision.
all is not lost. as stupid as she is, I have her down at 5 to 1 odds for a salacious DC sex scandal in the future.
She is why I have lost hope for this country. Cuz more than one person will come out to defend her.
No hope, a great philosophy to adopt for a really fulfilled life.