The Hypocritical Sit In

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Original Post: Branco Cartoon - Warmup Act
There's a certain irony to the whole "Democrats sit-in because we lost on gun control" debacle.  John Lewis, the ringleader of the whole mess, was a legitimate civil rights hero back in the day.  He was known as one of the "Big Six" civil rights leaders in the 1960s.  He suffered a skull fracture when he marched in Selma on what became known as "Bloody Sunday."

John Lewis is no stranger to sit-ins, either.  Here's a pic of him getting roughed up at one back in the 1960s:
"Holy shit, $0.15 for German chocolate cake?  What a deal!" -John Lewis
Flash forward to today.  Representative John Lewis leads a sit-in on the House floor.  He yet again endures the most harrowing conditions (it was chilly, the buffet was cold, and he only had one fluffy pillow) to fight for the rights of all Americans:
The one in the middle who looks like he has to poop?  That's John Lewis.
Of course the irony here is that John Lewis is actually fighting AGAINST the rights of all Americans.  He's not happy that the Democrats lost FOUR times in the Senate.  The only logical course of action is to create a media spectacle and bully the Republicans into a do-over.  It's much easier than trying to do things, you know, LEGALLY.
The U.S. Constitution.  Stymieing efforts at government control since 1789.
 

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