Republicans couldn't agree on a speaker they all liked; with Mike Johnson, they chose a person guaranteed to get zero respect from Democrats.
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After 22 embarrassing days in disarray, Republicans finally settled on a speaker of the House to be second in line to the presidency. They couldn’t agree on a speaker they all liked so they chose a person guaranteed to get zero respect from every Democrat. Mike Johnson is an election denier “offered by God” and Trump to lead the GOP in banning abortion, ending same-sex marriage, cutting benefit programs, criminalizing immigrants, keeping pot illegal, and gutting free public education.
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The cartoon above was created by DonkeyHotey for WhoWhatWhy from these images: Mike Johnson caricature (DonkeyHotey / Flickr – CC BY 2.0 DEED), ark (David Joyce / Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED), robe (FRANK MERIÑO / Pexels), and dinosaur (DonkeyHotey / Flickr – CC BY 2.0 DEED).