Bait and Switch: Sen. Vance Asks Biden's FCC Nom Whether Flipped Racist Tweets are Problematic

Nick Kangadis | February 17, 2023
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Don’t expect someone who says, tweets or posts radically racial comments to understand why or why not those things might be problematic, particularly when they’re up for a prominent position within President Joe Biden’s regime.

As part of her third confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) nominee Gigi Sohn was questioned about controversially racist tweets that had connections to past tweets of her own.

Basically, Sen. J.D. Vance (R-Ohio) repeated tweets that spoke in a derogative manner towards former President Barack Obama and Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown-Jackson, but it was a bait-and-switch situation in which Vance was trying to prove a point.

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Vance read racist tweets towards black luminaries that Sohn had previously tweeted but substituted with white people, namely former President Donald Trump and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Take a look at the exchange below:


Of course, Sohn said she either needed “more context” or that the tweets have nothing to do with the FCC job. But Vance’s point was that personal biases might influence her job should she be confirmed.


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