Marjorie Taylor Greene has been making MAGA waves once more this week after she discussed a “national divorce” on Steve Bannon’s podcast as if we live throughout the 1860s once more. Nonetheless, her anti-committee, anti-mask, anti-trans, and now anti-United States stance doesn’t include a assured seat in Congress.
On this episode of The New Abnormal, the Military veteran working in opposition to her as a Democrat in Georgia’s 14th District got here on to talk with Molly Jong-Quick about why he selected to run and the explanation loss of life threats from QAnoners don’t scare him.
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First, who’s he? His title is Marcus Flowers and, along with serving within the navy overseas, he additionally has really lived within the district he’s working to signify. Second, he calls his marketing campaign a “mission” and the mission has one aim: Get Greene out and get shit finished.
“The breaking level for me was seeing law enforcement officials being overwhelmed with an American flag [on Jan. 6]. In the meantime, you’ve got a Accomplice battle flag being paraded by means of the Capitol rotunda. That is when it turned mission-critical for me. The very subsequent day I referred to as my supervisor and I resigned [his government job],” he instructed Molly.
Flowers provides his tackle how Greene gained within the first place, and why he thinks he can beat her now. So far as the QAnoners, he’s removed from intimidated: “What they’re going to find out about Mark Flowers is that I wasn’t constructed for backing down.”
Additionally on the podcast is David Drucker, senior political correspondent at Vainness Truthful and creator of the forthcoming e-book, In Trump’s Shadow. He is spent quite a lot of time getting Republicans to belief him, and in flip, has an inside tackle why Republicans gained’t denounce former President Donald Trump—together with some filth that in some way makes Mike Pence and Tom Cotton seem to be good guys.
Plus! Atlantic author Adam Serwer, the creator of The Cruelty is the Level, talks about how the courts have gotten more and more anti-democratic and solutions Molly’s essential query: Would Ron DeSantis be a crappier president than Trump?