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Paul Ryan Condemns Antifa, Following Nancy Pelosi’s Leadership

Written by Joe Scudder

Demonstrating the level of courage possessed by mainstream Republicans, Ryan condemns Antifa once the Democrats do.

The fact that Speaker Paul Ryan condemns Antifa only now, after criticizing Donald Trump for doing so along with white separatists in Charlottesville, is telling. He waited until Nancy Pelosi showed that it was safe to do so before he offered a rebuke to the criminals. Nancy Pelosi, the leader of a repeatedly defeated Party, is still leading the nation! She is setting the standard for Paul Ryan and other mainstream Republicans!

The Daily Caller reports, “EXCLUSIVE: Paul Ryan Condemns Antifa As ‘A Scourge On Our Country’

“Speaker Ryan believes, as is obvious, these individuals are left-wing thugs, and those who are committing violence need to be arrested and prosecuted. Antifa is a scourge on our country,” Ryan’s spokeswoman AshLee Strong said in a statement provided exclusively to The Daily Caller.

Before this, the Daily Caller remind us:

President Donald Trump blamed “many sides” for the violence surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., but Ryan said in a statement, “There are no sides.”

Read the entire Daily Caller story.

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About the author

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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