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bigtree

(86,036 posts)
Wed May 15, 2024, 10:08 AM Wednesday

Hahaha dumbass!

Alex Cole @acnewsitics
Derrick Evans, the convicted MAGA insurrectionist and former West Virginia State House Delegate who was part of January 6, 2021, has lost his Republican primary. Hahaha dumbass! 🤣🤣🤣🤣



Ryan J. Reilly @ryanjreilly
BREAKING: Jan. 6 felony rioter Derrick Evans — who yelled "Derrick Evans is in the Capitol!" as he live streamed himself storming the Capitol — is not headed back to the Capitol as a member of Congress, NBC News projects.



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Mysterian

(4,610 posts)
1. It wasn't even close
Wed May 15, 2024, 10:09 AM
Wednesday

He got something like 37%, which still indicates the number of republicans who have no regard for law, order and true patriotism.

hibbing

(10,120 posts)
2. I'm actually kind of surprised
Wed May 15, 2024, 12:37 PM
Wednesday

I would imagine in ten years there will be enough of them in Congress to form their own caucus. Their lapel pin can be a combination of the Confederate flag, Gasdsen and a Back the Blue flag.

Peace

Warpy

(111,501 posts)
4. "Whaddya mean, people don't like it when you try to overthrow their government?"
Wed May 15, 2024, 12:51 PM
Wednesday

Thank you, WV.. I knew you had it in you, I've had friends whose fathers managed to get out of the mines and parlay night school into lucrative careers, proving there is nothing dumb about dumb hillbillies.

Well, unless they're that guy. He's definitely dumb.

Staph

(6,258 posts)
5. Don't get too excited, folks.
Wed May 15, 2024, 07:10 PM
Wednesday

He lost because his opponent, the incumbent Carol Miller, ran relentless television commercials reminding voters that back in 2016, Derrick Evans was a Democrat, who ran on the same ticket as Hillary Clinton and supported all of her woke policies!

The fact that he broke into the Capitol on January 6, 2020, was never mentioned.


bigtree

(86,036 posts)
6. it was always the lead in every television appearance, and he got plenty in WVa.
Wed May 15, 2024, 08:57 PM
Wednesday

...everyone there knew him as the legislator who stormed the Capitol.

"Derrick Evans is in the Capitol!” Derrick Evans said in a video he recorded on Jan. 6, 2021.

What's not to like about this crumb losing, for whatever reason? Miller was among the 139 House Republicans who supported Trump's attempt to overturn his 2020 election loss. This defeat resonates, no matter how his opponent took him down.

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