Jake Tapper Unleashes Fiery Critique of Marjorie Taylor Greene During Live TV Appearance

Jake Tapper Unleashes Fiery Critique of Marjorie Taylor Greene During Live TV Appearance

CNN anchor Jake Tapper expressed his frustration with far-right Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) during a live TV segment. Tapper criticized Greene for her hypocrisy after she authored a motion to censure Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) for her alleged “antisemitic activity” in criticizing Israel. Tapper closed Sunday’s episode of “State of the Union” by stating, “The degree to which some folks only pretend to care about antisemitism when they can weaponize it never ceases to amaze.”

Tapper acknowledged that Tlaib, a Palestinian American, has faced criticism, even from her fellow Democrats, for her comments about Israel amidst the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict. However, he questioned whether House Republicans were justified in censuring Tlaib. Tapper pointed out that former President Donald Trump, the leading Republican presidential nominee, had dined with Holocaust deniers and posted inflammatory remarks about liberal Jews without facing any consequences from House Republican leaders.

Turning his attention to Greene, Tapper highlighted her history of making antisemitic comments. He referenced her promotion of the “great replacement theory” in videos, a baseless belief that wealthy Jews are attempting to replace white Americans and Westerners with Blacks and brown Muslims. Tapper also mentioned Greene’s Jewish space laser conspiracy, in which she claimed that a group of wealthy Jews were using lasers on satellites to start forest fires. Additionally, Greene had compared COVID-19 mask mandates to the Holocaust.

Tapper emphasized that antisemitism should not be used as a political tool, just like Islamophobia, racism, anti-gay behavior, misogyny, or any other form of bigotry. He concluded by stating, “This shit is not a game.”

The article also includes a video of Tapper’s segment for viewers to watch.